Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World

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Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World finds Werner Herzog bringing his distinctive documentarian gifts to bear on a timely topic with typically thought-provoking results.

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Society depends on the Internet for nearly everything but rarely do we step back and recognize its endless intricacies and unsettling omnipotence. Presented by NETSCOUT, a leader in service assurance and cyber security, Werner Herzog explores - in a playful yet chilling examination - our rapidly interconnecting online lives.

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Critic Reviews for Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World

All Critics (136) | Top Critics (30)

  • He specialises in stories about impossible dreams and defying nature and for his latest film Werner Herzog turns to the most ambitious, abominable creation of them all: the internet.

    Oct 27, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

    Ed Potton

    Times (UK)
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  • A thorough, thoughtful piece of work from Herzog, but slightly ho-hum in its fence-sitting tendencies ...

    Oct 27, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Herzog plays intellectual explorer, notching up points of view like a kid in a cerebral candy store.

    Oct 25, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • As long as Herzog continues to mouth his mysterioso epiphanies, it can't be all bad.

    Sep 2, 2016 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
  • The unsparing eye feels a little more sparing than usual.

    Aug 27, 2016 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • It's fascinating, scary (so scary), interesting stuff.

    Aug 26, 2016 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

    Tom Long

    Detroit News
    Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World

  • Jan 13, 2017
    http://cinephilecrocodile.blogspot.co.uk/2017/01/lo-and-behold-reveries-of-connected.html
    Anthony L Super Reviewer
  • Dec 22, 2016
    Werner Herzog studies modern technology as only he can.
    Marcus W Super Reviewer
  • Oct 25, 2016
    Werner Herzog does some light documentary musings about the greatest invention of modern times (like about how nobody, no sci-fi nerd writer, saw it coming, while flying cars have yet to materialize). It's a nice evening's entertainment but little more than that. F'instance there's a peek at folks who become addicted to the net, but nada is said, projected, about how being on is the wave of the (ant colony) future.
    Kevin M. W Super Reviewer
  • Aug 29, 2016
    Really smart people talking about scary things. Only Herzog could have made this movie. (8-28-16)
    John C Super Reviewer

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