Full Metal Jacket
Vietnam can kill me, but it can’t make me care.
Patron Exclusive Review Episode 80
Too Lively Crew
Stanley Kubrick took almost as long to film Full Metal Jacket as America spent fighting (and losing) the Vietnam War. Will his 1968 Marine Corp recruits find the battlefields of Huy and Da Nang to be a cake walk after surviving the verbal and physical torture of boot camp? Does joker Matthew Modine use his rifle or his “gun” on all the VC women he encounters? And would Vincent D’Onofrio and R Lee Ermey be decorated with Oscars if they hadn’t been beaten to the screen by Platoon? Your ass belongs to Now Playing when you enlist as a May Patron.
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