The visual spectacle and graphic detail alone make this a better than average action packed war flick, but Stanley Kubrick’s in-your-face approach also provides a layered emotional ride with part one’s dehumanization process for turning our youth into soldiers, and part two’s indiscriminate killing in Vietnam.
UK/USA 1987, 116 min, Dir: Stanley Kubrick
Staff: Bill Samoil
Bill is a former commercial video producer, and sometimes short filmmaker, turned bookkeeper in the Edmonton arts community. He hates long walks on the beach. But loves to promote his son’s (Nick Samoil) music career, including making music videos.