Born to Kill

John Morgan and Roman Bernard join Richard to discuss Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket (1987). It’s about the duality of man. The Jungian thing, sir.


Full Metal Jacket (IMDB)
Gustav Hasford, The Short Timers
Luis Buñeul, The Obscure Object of Desire (IMDB)
Freud, Death drive
France’s mission civilisatrice
General Casey, Loss of Diversity would be worse than mass murder
Nature of NATO: “Keep the Russians out, the Americans in, and the Germans down.”
Michael Moore tries to enlist Congressmen’s children
John Ford, The Searchers IMDB
Joker stands before movie theater playing Red River

The Mickey Mouse march.

Similarities between 2001 and Full Metal Jacket