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Ghostmann's Favorite Scenes: Full Metal Jacket

Ghostmann comments on his favorite scenes from his favorite films. For episode five, check out the steadicam scene from Stanley Kubrick’s 1987 masterpiece Full Metal Jacket. 8 more words

Talking Pictures

New Online Class: Survey of Film History

By Collegian Staff

Morton College will this summer offer a new online class: Humanities 153, Survey of the History of Film.

This class satisfies most Humanities requirements. 241 more words

Morton Campus News

Muck Bucket

I waded through the murky swamp with one hand raised, holding the dynamite. It had to be kept above the water-line otherwise the bridge would only half-fall. 1,346 more words


Full Metal Jacket, 1987

Stanley Kubrick’s take on the Vietnam War follows smart-aleck Private Davis (Matthew Modine), quickly christened “Joker” by his foul-mouthed drill sergeant (R. Lee Ermey), and pudgy Private Lawrence (Vincent D’Onofrio), nicknamed “Gomer Pyle,” as they endure the rigors of basic training. 40 more words


Full Metal Jacket Q&A with Producer Jan Harlan

THIS month marks the 18th anniversary of the death of visionary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick.

To mark the occasion Picturehouse Central in London put on a screening of Kubrick’s Vietnam War movie… 657 more words


Full Metal Jacket: A Viewing

I watched Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket recently for the second time.  The first time I watched it was more than a decade ago at least, so my second viewing was almost like seeing it for the first time.  1,639 more words