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Full Metal Jacket

The tightest, funniest, most disturbing Stanley Kubrick film since Dr. Strangelove is (so I hear) the Vietnam movie soldiers love best.

In neat halves—the first part takes place in a slightly otherworldly version of basic training, the second in a slightly otherworldly version of ‘Nam— 257 more words


Movies of 1987 Bracket Game: Full Metal Jacket Vs Good Morning Vietnam

America spent the eighties processing the collective experience of the Vietnam conflict.  As a result, Hollywood spent much of the decade making movies about ‘Nam.  Oliver Stone’s Platoon presented combat from the perspective of the young soldiers while Rambo gave America a cathartic fantasy in which one man could single-handedly win the war.   509 more words


Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick was an American director,producer and photographer.He is considered as one of the greatest and most influencial directors of all time. He is best known for movies like 2001: A Space Odyssey, Full Metal Jacket, Dr Strangelove and many more.His film 2001: A Space Odyssey won an academy award for  best special effects in the year 1969. 180 more words

KUBRICK @Feature #13: 1999's Eyes Wide Shut

Is Kubrick’s last official feature incomplete? Sure…all of us hardcore fans realize that. Oh, the marketing in 1999 assured us that Stanley had turned in his final cut, just days ahead of succumbing to a massive heart attack in his sleep at the age of only 70. 897 more words


100 Greatest Scenes Number 38: "Major Malfunction"

Views from the Sofa’s 100 Greatest Scenes is a list of the 100 greatest moments in the movies. This could be long introductions, moments of action or great dialogue between characters. 559 more words


Trailer of 'S Is For Stanley'

Director Alex Infascelli’s documentary S Is For Stanley dwells upon the life of Emilio D’Alessandro, who was the personal driver and a close confidante of the legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick. 94 more words

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