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This diary and its photographs provide a very unique look into the making of this classic film from Stanley Kubrick.
The book covers dialogue and conflicts between cast and crew, personal thoughts of Modine, how the film was made, how the actors were chosen, etc.
Real simple - if you want to get the behind the scenes reality of the making of one of the best films ever made, read this book.
I just saw Matthew Modine last week in Santa Monica at AFM and was thinking about his career. He was such a great actor in the 80's and 90's. Read morePublished 8 months ago by JV
Matthew Modine (who plays Joker in the movie) published the story of first meeting Stanley Kubrick to finishing the movie. The filming was pushed back due to R. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Brady
If your a fan of Full Metal Jacket, Kubrick, Modine, or war films in general, this book is a great read. Matthew Modine is quite a spectacular writer.. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Christopher Hart
Excellent Book! I bought 2 for the price. Matthew knocked it out of the park and now I know why I don't like Vincent.Published on June 27, 2012 by disgruntled
I got this for a dear friend who is a great fan of the movie - he was totally over the moon.
This makes a great gift for christmas, birthdays or for no reason at all!
I was excited to receive this book. The metal cover is a nice touch along with the serial number. Now I need help in trying to locate Matthew Modine to get his signature to make... Read morePublished on January 17, 2010 by Benjamin Ishmael
Modine showed up on the set of Stanley Kubrick's 1987 Vietnam War masterpiece "Full Metal Jacket", in which he starred as Private Joker, armed with his weapon and his gun and his... Read morePublished on May 12, 2009 by Brian Smith
Real simple - if you want to get the behind the scenes reality of the making of one of the best films ever made, read this book.Published on April 9, 2008 by Lee Stranahan
Behind the scenes features on DVDs are great but it isn't often you get a first person account as in-depth as Matthew Modine's diary of his experiences on Full Metal Jacket. Read morePublished on April 9, 2008 by William J. Checket