Posted early this morning in the “See HD Boxy Jacket While You Can” thread:

FMJ is a flawed masterwork due to the relatively weak and longish Vietnam middle section that’s mostly about waiting for something to happen. The focus is basically didactic moral commentary rather than narrative tension.

‘However, the opening Parris Island boot camp section + the fires-of-hell finale in Hue with the young-girl sniper are jewel-perfect.”