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Full Metal Jacket

What is it?

The 1987 British-American war movie Full Metal Jacket.

What is it about?

This is how Rotten Tomatoes describes this movie:

Stanley Kubrick’s return to filmmaking after a seven-year hiatus, this film crystallizes the experience of the Vietnam War by concentrating on a group of raw Marine volunteers.

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A Solemn Goodnight to All

On this day in history, legendary director Stanley Kubrick passed away in 1999.

He’s known for films such as The Shining, A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Full Metal Jacket. 64 more words


Just let me check your ID

I truly don’t understand why it’s so difficult for so many people to navigate this quick little formality. It’s a transaction that, if done smartly and successfully, might take 10 seconds and a smile. 3,511 more words


180 degrees is better than 0 degrees...

Cold.  Windy.  Tuesday.  Q showed up early for a little recon.  5:30 and we are off


  • Standard Half warmup.  Couple O Circles around the parking lot. 
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Take My Breath Away

You know what makes a Q feel good?  When that special someone says at the end of the workout, “That might have been the hardest workout I’ve ever done.”  It really takes your breath away.  163 more words


Matthew Modine's Intimate Photos from the Set of Stanley Kubrick's 'Full Metal Jacket'

On the 30th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket, Matthew Modine’s Full Metal Diary, a collection of rarely seen, medium-format photos taken on the set of the 1987 acclaimed war film, will be on display at… 228 more words


It was a Dark and Stormy Morning...


The FMJ Q-Coozies are awesome. Nice work, Shank. To be clear, though, it was NOT for the wet Coozie that YHC partnered with Pet Sounds on this unusually warm and stormy morning in the PEX. 212 more words