Full Metal Jacket

1987, U.S., 114m, 35mm


Showtimes & Tickets

Screened April 17–19, 2018

Boldly divided into two acts—basic training and combat—Kubrick’s mesmerizing and relentless take on Vietnam is an irresistible takedown of the dehumanization of the military, as seen through the cynical eyes of Matthew Modine’s army news reporter. All Kubrick’s films are ultimately absurdist comedies, and this is one of his darkest. WHAT IS YOUR MAJOR MALFUNCTION, NUMBNUTS?!! (Further Research: Harold & Lillian)

A film by Stanley Kubrick