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REVIEW: Rising Storm 2: Vietnam

Games based on the Vietnam War have generally been way shittier than they should be when you look at the subject matter. This is one of the most culturally-coded and vibrantly (if horrifically) remembered conflicts, that took place during an explosion of new styles in visual and commercial art, popular music, and has within it a common archetype that our society has fallen over itself to mythologize time and again ever since- the nihilist academic soldier, who knows everything but believes in nothing. 1,191 more words

Video Games

69. Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket is like watching the first half of one film and the second half of another, stitched together at the middle like an irregular pair of combat pants. 786 more words

Beginning of the End

Another drop of blood fell to the floor. It slapped against the small puddle on the cement. Three men in military uniforms stood in the doorway to the most important and dangerous room they knew of. 521 more words

Scottslam

Vincent D'Onofrio - Has He Really Been Overlooked This Much?

Scrolling through Twitter yesterday, I noticed the following tweet from Vincent D’Onofrio:

Two thoughts crossed my mind. Firstly, if he has never won an award or even been nominated for anything, that is a crime. 986 more words

Movies

The 100 Greatest War Movies of All Time

War is hell, which is probably why people love making movies about it. (It’s hard to say whether people love watching movies about it more than they love  73 more words

Features

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

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