The last formal interview Stanley Kubrick gave was in London in 1987 as part of the publicity campaign for "Full Metal Jacket". By Tim Cahill of Rolling Stone magazine
by Lloyd Rose PINEWOOD GREEN, ENGLAND – The board room at Pinewood Studios is disturbingly baroque. The ceiling sags with chandeliers. Gilt-edged paneling dresses every inch of wall. At one end a cold-eyed movie mogul, the late J. Arthur Rank, grins from his painted portrait. It hangs above a sideboard [...]
Saggio critico di Fernaldo Di Giammatteo su "Full Metal Jacket", pubblicato nel numero monografico su Stanley Kubrick della collana Il Castoro Cinema
Chances are that when Stanley Kubrick’s Vietnam film Full Metal Jacket is at midpoint a lot of moviegoers will be asking themselves what it’s going to be about, and when it’s over they still won’t know.
Full Metal Jacket certainly isn’t what we expect a Vietnam movie to be. Then again, it’s only secondarily a movie about the war. First and foremost, this is a Kubrick movie
Forse l'America ha trovato il sistema per esorcizzare una guerra dolorosamente perduta: basta continuare a combatterla al cinema, all'infinito.