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Exclusive: Matthew Modine On His Full Metal Jacket Diary iPad app, Kubrick, Nolan, and more

  Following our news item on actor Matthew Modine’s Full Metal Jacket Diary iPad app, Mr Modine was kind enough to answer a few follow up questions for Cinetropolis on working with director Stanley Kubrick, how the app came into being, his recent experience working on The Dark Knight Rises, and more. To visit Matthew […]

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Jesus Was A Commie: Interview With Film-Maker Matthew Modine

  Matthew, thanks for talking to us about your engaging short film, Jesus Was  A Commie. The ideas in the film chime with a lot of my own feelings, divorced from dogma , and are told in a clear, elegant manner, without any preachiness. Can I ask what was the catalyst for this, and its […]

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Full Metal Jacket Diary? There’s An App For That

Actor Matthew Modine has come up with a great ipad must have for movie lovers everywhere – an app version of his limited edition Full Metal Jacket Diaries, which was released in 2005 as a metal-encased book, limited to 20,000 copies. Modine played Pvt. Joker in Stanley Kubrick’s Vietnam war drama Full Metal Jacket, which […]

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Kubrick’s Metamorphosis: Full Metal Jacket

With Paths Of Glory, Stanley Kubrick laid bare the absurdity and cruelty of war through the callousness of French Generals treatment of their own men. With Full Metal Jacket, he sought to specifically deal with the transformation of young men into killing machines, as exemplified by Sergeant Hartmann: “Your rifle is only a tool. It is a hard heart […]

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