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Entries from January 2007

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

January 27th, 2007 · 3 Comments

A group of Marines begin basic training. Pvt. Joker (Matthew Modine) and Pvt. Cowboy (Arliss Howard) get the attention of Senior Drill Instructor Gunnery Sergeant Hartman (Lee Ermey, in the performance of his career) when Joker tries his comedy routine out on the abrasive DI. But Hartman’s barrage of verbal abuse is directed mainly at […]

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Tags: Military

Barry Lyndon (1975)

January 25th, 2007 · No Comments

In the mid-18th century, as England is engaged against France and its allies in the Seven Years’ War, Redmond Barry (Ryan O’Neal) is introduced as a teen living in the Irish countryside. His father was a lawman killed in a duel, and the boy lives under the patronage of his uncle. He becomes enamored with […]

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Tags: Road trip

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

January 23rd, 2007 · 1 Comment

Decked out in a bowler hat, fake eyelash, and white combat suit, punk delinquent Alex (Malcolm McDowell) is introduced sitting with his “droogs,” Georgie, Dim and Pete. In an England of the near future, the boys lounge in a “milk bar,” sipping drug laced drinks and getting set for “a bit of the old ultra […]

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Tags: Black comedy · Rated X