Among the strangest movies I've ever seen. Not sure what Wenders was going for with a character named Karl Engel begging for money, a guard dog named Gaddafi, all the nazi shit, and all this transpiring after the fall of the Berlin Wall. We may never know.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Move over, Triumph of the Will. We've got a fresh new load of propaganda!
For a movie that acts almost like a travelogue for how awesome America is, don't you think it's odd that the story centers around your average American - some random, low-intelligence nobody?
The theme of this movie is simple: Do as you're told.
That's all Forrest does in the whole movie, and he ends up a famous millionaire entrepreneur war hero athlete and pop culture icon.…