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B. Bronczyk

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Location: Harleysville, PA USA
In My Own Words:
All the reviews posted under the names 'Barbara Bronczyk' and 'David Bronczyk' have been written by me -- David Bronczyk (Barbara is my loving wife of 21 years, and we share the same AOL account). I am passionate about theatre proper(see my review of 'Three Uses of the Knife'), and abhor musicals as being vehicles for little more than sheer spectacle. Also consumed by a fascination with the enig… Read more

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Theater - i.e., pure character in action TaeKwon-Do (4th Degree Black Belt) Astronomy Go (the ancient Chinese/Japanese/Korean strategy board game
 

Reviews

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Aguirre, the Wrath of God <b>DVD</b> ~ Klaus Kinski
Aguirre, the Wrath of God DVD ~ Klaus Kinski
5.0 out of 5 stars Herzog's Visionary Best, Feb. 17 2004
In this spare and understated film, wisely stripped bare of spectacle, the collaboration of Herzog and Kinski achieves its full visionary potential. The images in the opening scenes of the conquistadors - incongruously armored and overburdened for their trek, descending the rugged Amazon mountains and staggering clumsily with a large cannon and a sedan chair through dense rainforest - are nothing short of arresting. Their glazed facial expressions speak volumes about the Sisyphean absurdity and futility of their struggle to reach El Dorado. When Herzog's narrator laments, "The Indians we enslaved in the mountains are a mistake. The change in climate is killing them like flies. And we… Read more