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Werner Herzog Wrap-Up

Werner Herzog podcast review

All good things must end. For nature will one day destroy us all. Austin and Eric look back at their five weeks of Werner Herzog as they talk about the films they’ve covered and the films they’ve seen that aren’t on their lists. Also, they announce their next Five!

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Episode #28 — Fitzcarraldo

Fitzcarraldo podcast review

It has been too long so Austin and Eric have returned to the jungle for an impossible task that shall question their sanity. It’s time to review Fitzcarraldo! How will Fitzcararldo’s attempt to push a steamboat over a mountain compare to Aguirre’s quest for El Dorado? The guys discuss the ambitious tale and how it serves as a more autobiographical tale than the other films we have discussed so far.

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Episode #27 — Nosferatu the Vampyre

Nosferatu the Vampyre podcast review

What are podcasters but children of the night? Austin and Eric have timed everything perfectly to bring you Nosferatu the Vampyre just in time for Halloween. This is Werner Herzog’s remake of the classic silent film.┬áThe guys talk about how Herzog adapts the Dracula story with new themes, how the film may actually have a wicked sense of humor and how they’ve never seen a mirror scene like that one.

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Episode #26 — Aguirre, the Wrath of God

Aguirre the Wrath of God podcast review

As everyone knows, the best way to start a new Five is to head straight into madness in the heart of the jungle. At least that’s what Austin and Eric think as they begin their Werner Herzog Five with Aguirre, the Wrath of God. It’s the story of damned conquistadors who are searching for El Dorado. The film shows Herzog’s impressive way of establishing a mood as well as the ability to doubt your own sanity. This film went over so well, one of the two called it one of the best films they’ve covered!

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