While filming Stanley Kubrick’s legendary war movie Full Metal Jacket, actor Matthew Modine documented the whole process with a borrowed medium-format camera and a richly detailed diary. To mark the 25th anniversary of the film, he has released a Kickstarter-funded iPad app that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Kubrick classic. (If you’ve never seen the movie, please stop what you’re doing and go watch it.) As Private James T. “Joker” Davis, Modine was the star of the film, and he’s the star of Full Metal Jacket Diary, too. Read the full story at Wired.
Full Metal Jacket App: ‘Something Stanley Kubrick Would Be Proud Of’
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).