werner herzog Archive

Werner Herzog’s meditations on a connected world

From online gamers solving genetic puzzles that have stumped the worlds greatest super computers to the mind-reading potential of the most refined MRIs, these are a few of the innovations that most impressed director Werner Herzog as he explored the potential of the Internet in his new film “Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World.” Premiering August 19, the new Herzog documentary (and one of several feature …

Video: Werner Herzog says 'Pokémon'

Emily Yoshida interviews filmmaker Werner Herzog for the Verge. A wonderful and insightful conversation about the future of film, but here’s the part going viral: in the interview, the gloomy auteur is introduced to Pokémon. “I don’t know what Pokémon Go is and what all these things are,” Herzog saud. “Tell me about Pokémon Go. What is happening on Pokémon Go?” Snip:  …