Full Metal Genre: Stanley Kubrick’s Vietnam Combat Movie

Elena Balsera
Wednesday 13 April 2022

Doherty, Thomas. 1989. in Film Quarterly 42(2): 24-30.

Doherty observes the characteristics Kubrick employs in Full Metal Jacket that make it a modern classic, and more specifically its portrayal of the Vietnam War, as a new genre of war movie and the complexity of cinematic treatment of non-western culture.

Link: https://doi.org/10.2307/1212619.

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