Lo and behold – Herzog’s meditation on the internet | Donald Clark

‘Lo and Behold’ by the always strange Werner Herzog, is a meditation, nay a ten-chapter chronicle, on the internet  – and it’s surprisingly good. I say that because he’s fundamentally a romantic filmmaker. As in Cave of Forgotten Dreams, he can drift into spiritual nonsense and does, in the middle of this film, feature some predictable Herzogian nutters. But on the whole he let’s the people he talks to do all the work, and they’re mostly smart and reflective – Kleinrock, Kahn, Ted Nelson, Zittrain, Mitnick, Rajkumar, Thrun, Musk. Some big minds here with some great insights. Kleinrock and…

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