I don't exactly decide that widescreen is inherently fascist, but I could have. Read my review of German mountain-climbing drama at the Independent Weekly site here.
These pictures aren't as wide as the film itself, but they give you an idea.
There's nothing wrong (or spectacular) about this:
This, however, makes no sense at all:
Shooting in an old academy aspect-ratio wouldn't fix the movie, but it might fix the mountain scenes.
Related reading (review of Naked Spur praising its use of the 1:1.33 frame) here.