We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists Reviews

October 18, 2012
The film is most illuminating in showing how democratic practice can still find a new voice and innovative means with each generation.
October 16, 2012
Former Frontline producer Brian Knappenberger's fascinating, incisive social history of the online network known as Anonymous ...
October 16, 2012
Strong, entertaining portrait of a hard-to-pin-down online phenomenon.
October 16, 2012
A cumulative feeling of urgency and you-are-there world-beating are key to the pic's seductive appeal, though lack of informed dissenting opinions reps an unfortunate editorial choice.
February 10, 2013
A wildly engaging documentary that not only details the exploits of Anonymous, but also delves substantively inside the roots and culture of the group.
November 22, 2012
There's no genuine discussion by anyone of tactics, ideology and ethics. Even arrogantly reframes the overthrow of Mubarak as an Anonymous-fuelled uprising. Aren't-we-f***in'-awesome! hubris bubbles out of the legion of remarkably inarticulate interviews.
November 16, 2012
Fills you in on a few names you know from the headlines
October 27, 2012
Both intriguing and frustrating, this documentary traces the recent evolution of computer hacking.
October 21, 2012
Both a scholarly and entertaining look at the good people who brought the "one percent" to its feet through what amounted to the electronic version of sit-in's at segregated lunch counters in the 1960s.
October 14, 2012
The doc's straightforward and chronological structure is its own worst enemy.