Loses it's magic for me the 2nd time around. Still incredibly well made and compelling, but not as compelling as the first time but hey, what is?
Herzog at his best. An awfully tragic black comedy. Brad knows not what he does, but no one bothers to help him understand WHY it is wrong. It seems comical on the surface, but when you begin to scratch underneath you reveal a horrific case of maternal abuse and mental illness.
"Did you see that Ingrid? The whole world almost stopped"
"Brad, I didn't see anything"
Pop culture swallows all, and we swallow it. The media we consume eternally resides in all of us and we confide in it, giving us purpose to live and think. When David jumps off the roof and his "life" flashes before his eyes, he is not just taking his memories to the future, but instead, he is bringing the entire 20th century with him.
There is a universe inside all of us.