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Movie Quote of the Week - 11/13/15

Answer to MWL 11/11/15: Gunnery Sergeant Hartman (R. Lee Ermey) – Full Metal Jacket

Thanks for everyone’s submissions and 500 points to the following people for answering correctly: 119 more words


Why I don't participate in Veteran's Day

April 10, 1995. I boarded a plane from Lansing, MI to San Diego, CA, and sat in the USO of the airport dreading the next three months. 508 more words

Social Thoughts

American Cinema's White Supremacy Problem

“I’ve always wondered how anyone who’s not a white man could look at the history of American cinema and see anything they can relate to.” 380 more words


War Is Hell

By some coincidence, last weekend I finally finished the book Slaughterhouse Five and got around to watching the movies Inglorious Bastards and Full Metal Jacket. Using my unmatched powers of pattern recognition, I was able to notice that all of them are about war and the wretched shit therein, but I didn’t plan it that way. 1,161 more words


Weekend Round Up #42

This weekend’s movies:

Full Metal Jacket, Princess Mononoke, Salò or the 120 Days of Sodom, Scenes from a Marriage, Starman, The Great Dictator


Five Work-Related Movies Which Remind You That Your Job Doesn't Suck That Badly

That time of the year is regrettably at our doors again as we swap the Hawaiian shorts back for our suits and we come face-to-face with the daunting prospect that summer is nearly over. 375 more words


Defining Kubrick - Eliza Slawther

As well as being a full-time member of the Sonder writing team Eliza Slawther is an English Literature undergraduate. She was born in Warrington and is studying at the University of Manchester. 765 more words