194 relations: Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, Academy Awards, Ad libitum, Adam Baldwin, AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills, American Film Institute, American football, Andy Nelson (sound engineer), Anthony Michael Hall, Apocalypse Now, Arliss Howard, Assignment editor, At the Movies (U.S. TV series), BAFTA Award for Best Sound, BAFTA Award for Best Special Visual Effects, Bassingbourn Barracks, Battle of Huế, Bauer Media Group, BB gun, Beckton Gas Works, Belgian Land Component, Benji the Hunted, Beverly Hills, California, Bhagavad Gita, Billboard charts, Blanket party, Blu-ray, Booby trap, Boston Society of Film Critics, Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Director, Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor, Box Office Mojo, British Academy Film Awards, British Army, British Board of Film Classification, British Film Institute, British Gas plc, Bruce Boa, Bruce Willis, Cambridgeshire, Carl Jung, CBS Interactive, Channel 4, Channel Four Television Corporation, Chapel of Love, Chicago Reader, Chicago Sun-Times, Chris Kenner, Cliffe, Kent, Collective punishment, ..., Columbia Pictures, Da Nang, David di Donatello, David di Donatello for Best Producer, Deflection (ballistics), Dispatches (book), Door gunner, Dorian Harewood, Douglas Milsome, Dr. Strangelove, Drill instructor, Ed O'Ross, Empire (film magazine), Fairlight CMI, Film4, Fox News Channel, Full metal jacket bullet, Full Metal Jacket Diary, Gene Siskel, Gilbert Adair, Golden Globe Award, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, Goldman Band, Gomer Pyle, Gook, Gunnery sergeant, Gustav Hasford, Hawk Films, Hazing, Hello Vietnam, Hong Kong, Hospital corpsman, I Like It Like That (Chris Kenner song), Infantry, Isle of Dogs, Japan Academy Prize (film award), John Evans (special effects), John Terry (actor), Johnnie Wright, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Kevyn Major Howard, Keyboard (magazine), Kinema Junpo, Library of Congress, London Borough of Newham, London Film Critics' Circle, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Lusthog Squad, M1 helmet, M14 rifle, M41 Walker Bulldog, M60 machine gun, M79 grenade launcher, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, Marines' Hymn, Matthew Modine, Mental breakdown, Metacritic, Michael Herr, Mickey Mouse March, Military journalism, Millennium Mills, Mind control, Moonlighting (TV series), Nancy Sinatra, News Corporation, Nihilism, Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Paint It Black, Papillon Soo Soo, Peace symbols, People's Army of Vietnam, Phu Bai International Airport, Platoon, Platoon (film), Playboy, Public affairs (military), R. Lee Ermey, Raging Bull, Reed Business Information, Richard Corliss, Rifle, Rifleman's Creed, River Thames, Robert De Niro, Roger Ebert, Rolling Stone, Rotten Tomatoes, Royal Air Force, Royal Marines, Sam the Sham, Section 8 (military), Sikorsky H-34, Sniper, South Carolina, Stanley Kubrick, Stanley Kubrick's Boxes, Stars and Stripes (newspaper), Surfin' Bird, Synclavier, Technical advisor, Tet Offensive, The Birmingham News, The Boys in Company C, The Broads, The Cannon Group, Inc., The Critic, The Deer Hunter, The Dixie Cups, The Holocaust, The New York Times, The New York Times Company, The Observer, The Rolling Stones, The Shining (film), The Short-Timers, The Trashmen, The Washington Post, These Boots Are Made for Walkin', Thousand-yard stare, Tim Colceri, Time (magazine), Time Inc., Time Out (magazine), Time Warner, United States Marine Corps, United States Marine Corps Recruit Training, United States military occupation code, Variety (magazine), Viet Cong, Vietnam War, Vincent Canby, Vincent D'Onofrio, Vivian Kubrick, War film, Warner Bros., Water buffalo, Westland Wessex, Wooly Bully, Wrecking ball, Writers Guild of America Award, Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, 2001: A Space Odyssey (film), 60th Academy Awards. Expand index (144 more) » « Shrink index
The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States.
The Academy Awards or The Oscars is an annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry.
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Ad libitum is Latin for "at one's pleasure" (at liberty); it is often shortened to "ad lib" (as an adjective or adverb) or "ad-lib" (as a verb or noun).
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Adam Baldwin (born February 27, 1962) is an American actor.
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Part of the AFI 100 Years… series, AFI's 100 Years…100 Thrills is a list of the top 100 suspense/thriller movies in American cinema.
The American Film Institute (AFI) is a film organization that educates filmmakers and honors the heritage of the moving picture arts in the U.S. AFI is supported by private funding and public membership.
American football (referred to as football in the United States and Canada, also known as gridiron elsewhere) is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
Andy Nelson is a British re-recording mixer and sound engineer working in Los Angeles, California.
Michael Anthony Hall (born April 14, 1968), known professionally as Anthony Michael Hall, is an American actor, film producer, and director who starred in several teen-oriented films of the 1980s.
Apocalypse Now is a 1979 American epic adventure war film set during the Vietnam War.
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Arliss Howard (born Leslie Richard Howard; October 18, 1954) is an American actor, writer and film director.
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In journalism, an assignment editor is an editor – either at a newspaper, or radio or television station – who selects, develops and plans reporting assignments, either news events or feature stories, to be covered by reporters.
At the Movies (originally Siskel & Ebert & the Movies, and later At the Movies with Ebert and Roeper) was a movie review television program produced by Disney-ABC Domestic Television in which two film critics share their opinions of newly released films.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Sound has been presented to its winners since 1968 and sound designers of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award.
This page lists the winners and nominees for the BAFTA Award for Best Special Visual Effects for each year.
Bassingbourn Barracks is a Ministry of Defence installation located north of Royston, Hertfordshire and southwest of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.
The Battle of Huế (also called the Siege of Huế), was one of the bloodiest and longest battles of the Vietnam War.
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Bauer Media Group is a large European-based media company, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany that manages a portfolio of more than 600 magazines, over 400 digital products and 50 radio and TV stations around the world.
BB guns are a type of air gun designed to fire spherical projectiles similar to shot pellets of approximately the same size.
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Beckton Gasworks was a major London gasworks built to manufacture coal gas and other products including coke from coal.
The Land Component (Landcomponent, Composante terre), formerly the Belgian Land Force, is the land-based branch of the Belgian Armed Forces.
Benji the Hunted is a 1987 children's drama film about a dog trying to survive in the wilderness.
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood.
The Bhagavad Gita (भगवद्गीता, in IAST,; lit. "Song of the Lord"), often referred to as simply the Gita, is a 700 Shlokas - Sanskrit verses, Hindu scripture in Sanskrit that is part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata.
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The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of songs or albums in the United States and elsewhere.
A blanket party is a form of corporal punishment or hazing conducted within a peer group, most frequently within the military or military academies.
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Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD, BRD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.
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A booby trap is a device or setup that is intended to kill, harm or surprise a person, unknowingly triggered by the presence or actions of the victim.
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The Boston Society of Film Critics (BSFC) is an organization of film reviewers from Boston, Massachusetts, United States, based publications.
The winners of the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Director.
The winners of the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Box Office Mojo is a website that tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, founded in 1999.
The British Academy Film Awards are presented in an annual award show hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).
The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.
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The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), before 1985 known as British Board of Film Censors, is a non-governmental organization, founded by the film industry in 1912 and responsible for the national classification and censorship of films within the United Kingdom.
The British Film Institute (BFI) is a charitable organisation established by Royal Charter to.
British Gas plc was an energy and home services provider in the United Kingdom.
Andrew Bruce Boa (10 July 1930 – 17 April 2004) was a Canadian actor, who found success playing the token North American in British films and television.
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Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is an American actor, producer and singer.
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Cambridgeshire (or; abbreviated Cambs.) is an East Anglian county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the north-east, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west.
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Carl Gustav Jung (26 July 1875 – 6 June 1961), often referred to as C. G. Jung, was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology.
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CBS Interactive (formerly CBS Digital Media Group) is an American company and is a division of the CBS Corporation.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster which began transmission on 2 November 1982.
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Channel Four Television Corporation (informally Channel Four) is a publicly owned media company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
"Chapel of Love" is a song written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector, and made famous by The Dixie Cups in 1964, spending three weeks at number one on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100.
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The Chicago Reader is an American alternative weekly newspaper in Chicago, Illinois, noted for its literary style of journalism and coverage of the arts, particularly film and theater.
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The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois.
Chris Kenner (December 25, 1929 – January 25, 1976) was a New Orleans R&B singer and songwriter, best known for two hit singles in the early 1960s that became staples in the repertoires of many other musicians.
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Cliffe (sometimes known as Cliffe-at-Hoo) is a village on the Hoo peninsula in Kent, England, reached from the Medway Towns by a three-mile journey along the B2000 road.
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Collective punishment is a form of retaliation whereby a suspected perpetrator's family members, friends, acquaintances, sect, neighbors or entire ethnic group is targeted.
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (CPII) is an American film production and distribution studio of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, a subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Đà Nẵng is one of the major port cities in Vietnam (in addition to Ho Chi Minh City and Haiphong) and the biggest city on the South Central Coast of Vietnam; the city is situated on the coast of the Eastern Sea, at the opening end of the Hàn River.
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The David di Donatello Award, named after Donatello's David, is a film award presented each year for cinematic performances and production by L'accademia del Cinema Italiano (ACI) (English: The Academy of Italian Cinema).
Deflection is a technique used for effectively propelling a projectile at a moving target, also known as "leading the target", i.e. shooting ahead of a moving target so that the target and projectile will collide.
Dispatches is a New Journalism book by Michael Herr that describes the author's experiences in Vietnam as a war correspondent for Esquire magazine.
A door gunner is a crewman tasked with firing and maintaining manually directed armament aboard a helicopter.
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Dorian Harewood (born Willie Dorian Harewood; August 6, 1950) is an American actor.
Douglas Milsome BSC, ASC is an English cinematographer.
A Drill Instructor is a non-commissioned officer in the armed forces or police forces with specific duties that vary by country.
Ed O'Ross (born July 4, 1946) is an American actor known for his work as Itchy in Dick Tracy, Colonel Perry in Universal Soldier, ruthless Georgian mobster Viktor Rostavili in Red Heat, and police detective Cliff Willis in The Hidden.
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Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Hamburg based Bauer Media Group.
The Fairlight CMI (computer musical instrument) is a digital sampling synthesizer.
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Film4 is a British digital television channel available in the United Kingdom, owned and operated by Channel Four Television Corporation, that screens films.
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Fox News Channel (FNC), also known as Fox News, is an American basic cable and satellite news television channel that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. As of February 2015, approximately 94,700,000 American households (81.4% of cable, satellite & telco customers) receive the Fox News Channel. The channel broadcasts primarily from studios at Rockefeller Center in New York City. The channel was created by Australian-American media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who hired former Republican Party media consultant and NBC executive Roger Ailes as its founding CEO. It launched on October 7, 1996, to 17 million cable subscribers. It grew during the late 1990s and 2000s to become the dominant cable news network in the United States. Fox News Channel has been accused of biased reporting and promoting the Republican Party. Fox News Channel employees have responded that news reporting and political commentary operate independently, and have denied bias in news reporting.
A full metal jacket (FMJ) bullet is a small-arms projectile consisting of a soft core (often lead) encased in a shell of harder metal, such as gilding metal, cupronickel, or less commonly a steel alloy.
Full Metal Jacket Diary is a book written by American author, actor and photographer Matthew Modine and published by Rugged Land October 25, 2005.
Eugene Kal "Gene" Siskel (January 26, 1946February 20, 1999) was an American film critic and journalist for the Chicago Tribune.
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Gilbert Adair (29 December 1944 – 8 December 2011) was a Scottish novelist, poet, film critic and journalist.
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The Golden Globe Award is an American accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
The Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in 1944 for a performance in a motion picture released in the previous year.
The Goldman Band was an American concert band founded in 1918 by Edwin Franko Goldman from his previous New York Military Band.
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Gomer Pyle is a television character played by Jim Nabors and introduced in the middle of the third season of The Andy Griffith Show.
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Gook is a derogatory term for Asians.
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Gunnery sergeant (GySgt) is the seventh enlisted rank in the United States Marine Corps, just above staff sergeant and below master sergeant and first sergeant, and is a staff non-commissioned officer (SNCO).
Gustav Hasford (November 28, 1947 – January 29, 1993) was an American journalist, novelist, and poet.
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Hawk Films was a British film production company formed by Stanley Kubrick for his 1964 film Dr. Strangelove.
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Hazing is the practice of rituals and other activities involving harassment, abuse or humiliation used as a way of initiating a person into a group.
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"Hello Vietnam" is the title of a song written by Tom T. Hall and recorded by American country music singer Johnnie Wright.
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Hong Kong, traditionally Hongkong, officially known as Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) on the southern coast of China at the Pearl River Estuary and the South China Sea.
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A Hospital Corpsman (HM) is an enlisted medical specialist of the United States Navy who serves with the U.S. Navy and the United States Marine Corps.
I Like It Like That is a song by Chris Kenner and Allen Toussaint, first recorded by Kenner, whose version reached No.
The infantry is the branch of a military force that fights on foot.
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The Isle of Dogs is an area in the East End of London that is bounded on three sides (east, south and west) by one of the largest meanders in the River Thames.
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The, often called the Japan Academy Awards or the Japanese Academy Awards, is a series of awards given annually since 1978 by the Nippon Academy-shō Association for excellence in Japanese film.
John Evans is a special effects artist who was nominated at the 52nd Academy Awards in the category of Best Visual Effects.
John Terry (born January 25, 1950) is an American film, television, and stage actor.
Johnnie Robert Wright, Jr. (May 13, 1914 – September 27, 2011), known by his stage name Johnnie Wright, was an American country music singer-songwriter, who spent much of his career working with Jack Anglin as the popular duo Johnnie & Jack, and was also the husband of country music star Kitty Wells.
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Jonathan Rosenbaum (born February 27, 1943) is an American film critic.
Kevyn Major Howard is a Canadian actor best known for his role as "Rafterman" in Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket and as The A-Team's complex anti-hero, Marcus.
Keyboard magazine is a magazine that originally covered electronic keyboard instruments and keyboardists, though with the advent of computer-based recording and audio technology, they have added digital music technology to their regular coverage, including those not strictly pertaining to the keyboard-related instruments.
, commonly called, is a Japan's oldest film magazine and began publication in July 1919.
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The Library of Congress is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress, but which is the de facto national library of the United States.
The London Borough of Newham is a London borough formed from the former Essex county boroughs of West Ham and East Ham, within east London.
The London Film Critics' Circle is the name by which the Film Section of the Critics' Circle is known internationally.
The Los Angeles Times Magazine (also shortened to just LA) was a monthly magazine which supplemented the Sunday edition of the Los Angeles Times newspaper on the first Sunday of the month.
The Lusthog Squad is a fictional United States Marine Corps squad introduced first in The Short-Timers (1979) by Vietnam veteran Gustav Hasford.
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The M1 helmet is a combat helmet that was used by the United States military from World War II until 1985, when it was succeeded by the PASGT helmet.
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M14 rifle, officially the United States Rifle, 7.62 mm, M14, is an American selective fire automatic rifle that fires 7.62×51mm NATO (.308 Winchester) ammunition.
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The M41 Walker Bulldog was a U.S. light tank developed to replace the M24 Chaffee.
The M60, officially the United States Machine Gun, Caliber 7.62 mm, M60, is a family of American general-purpose machine guns firing 7.62×51mm NATO cartridges from a disintegrating belt of M13 links.
The M79 grenade launcher is a single-shot, shoulder-fired, break-action grenade launcher that fires a 40x46mm grenade, which uses what the US Army calls the High-Low Propulsion System to keep recoil forces low, and first appeared during the Vietnam War.
Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island (often abbreviated as MCRD PI) is an military installation located within Port Royal, South Carolina, approximately south of Beaufort, the community that is typically associated with the installation.
The "Marines' Hymn" is the official hymn of the United States Marine Corps, introduced by the first Director of USMC Band, Francesco Maria Scala.
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Matthew Avery Modine (born March 22, 1959) is an American film actor.
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Mental breakdown (also known as a nervous breakdown) is a general term for an acute, time-limited psychiatric disorder that manifests primarily as severe stress-induced depression, anxiety, and/or dissociation in a previously functional individual, to the extent that they are no longer able to function on a day-to-day basis until the disorder is resolved.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of music albums, games, movies, TV shows, DVDs, and formerly, books.
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Michael Herr (born April 13, 1940 in Syracuse, New York) is an American writer and former war correspondent, best known as the author of Dispatches (1977), a memoir of his time as a correspondent for Esquire magazine (1967–1969) during the Vietnam War.
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(The) Mickey Mouse (Club) March, is the opening theme for the The Mickey Mouse Club TV show, broadcast weekday afternoons in the US from October 1955 to 1959, on the ABC television network.
According to, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, a military journalist is "A US Service member or Department of Defense civilian employee providing photographic, print, radio, or television for military internal audiences.
The Millennium Mills is a derelict turn of 20th century flour mill in West Silvertown on the south side of the Royal Victoria Dock, between the Thames Barrier and the ExCel exhibition centre alongside the newly built Britannia village, in Newham, London, England.
Mind control (also known as brainwashing, reeducation, brainsweeping, coercive persuasion, thought control, or thought reform) is a theoretical indoctrination process which results in "an impairment of autonomy, an inability to think independently, and a disruption of beliefs and affiliations.
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Moonlighting is an American television series that aired on ABC from March 3, 1985, to May 14, 1989.
Nancy Sandra Sinatra (born June 8, 1940) is an American singer and actress.
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The original News Corporation or News Corp. was an American multinational mass media corporation headquartered in New York City.
Nihilism (or; from the Latin nihil, nothing) is a philosophical doctrine that suggests the lack of belief in one or more reputedly meaningful aspects of life.
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team is the intercollegiate football team representing the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana.
"Paint It Black" (originally released as "Paint It, Black") is a song by the English rock band The Rolling Stones, written by the songwriting partnership of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, and first released as a single on 6 May 1966 (see 1966 in music).
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Papillon Soo Soo (born Papillon Soo Lam in 1961) is a British model and actress, born to French and Chinese parents.
A number of peace symbols have been used many ways in various cultures and contexts.
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The Vietnam People's Army (VPA; Quân Đội Nhân Dân Việt Nam), also known as the Vietnamese People's Army and the People's Army of Vietnam, is the military forces of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Phu Bai International Airport (Sân bay Quốc tế Phú Bài) is located just south of the central city of Huế, former capital of Vietnam.
A platoon is a military unit typically composed of more than two squads/sections.
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Platoon is a 1986 American war film written and directed by Oliver Stone and starring Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe and Charlie Sheen.
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Playboy is an American men's lifestyle and entertainment magazine.
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Public Affairs is a term for the formal offices of the branches of the United States Department of Defense whose purpose is to deal with the media and community issues.
Ronald Lee Ermey (born March 24, 1944) is an American actor, best known for his role as austere Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Full Metal Jacket, which earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
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Raging Bull is a 1980 American biographical black-and-white sports drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, produced by Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler and adapted by Paul Schrader and Mardik Martin from Jake LaMotta's memoir Raging Bull: My Story.
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Reed Business Information is a provider of data services, business information and workflow solutions to businesses.
Richard Nelson Corliss (March 6, 1944 – April 23, 2015) was an American film critic and magazine editor for Time.
A rifle is a firearm designed to be fired from the shoulder, with a barrel that has a helical groove or pattern of grooves ("rifling") cut into the barrel walls.
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The Rifleman's Creed (also known as My Rifle and The Creed of the United States Marine) is a part of basic United States Marine Corps doctrine.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England.
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Robert De Niro (born August 17, 1943) is an American actor and producer who has starred in over 90 films.
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Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic and historian, journalist, screenwriter and author.
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Rolling Stone is a biweekly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
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Rotten Tomatoes is a website launched in 1998 devoted to film reviews and news; it is widely known as a film review aggregator.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Corps of Royal Marines (RM) is the United Kingdom's amphibious light infantry force, forming part of the Naval Service, along with the Royal Navy.
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Domingo "Sam" Samudio (born 6 March 1937, Dallas, Texas), better known by his stage name Sam the Sham, is a retired American rock and roll singer.
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The term Section 8 refers to a category of discharge from the United States military, that of a member judged mentally unfit for service.
The Sikorsky H-34 (company designation S-58) is a piston-engined military helicopter originally designed by American aircraft manufacturer Sikorsky as an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft for the United States Navy.
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A sniper is a marksman or qualified specialist who operates alone, in a pair, or with a sniper team to maintain close visual contact with the enemy and engage targets from concealed positions or distances exceeding the detection capabilities of enemy personnel.
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South Carolina is a state in the southeastern United States, bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the south and west by Georgia across the Savannah River, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean.
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Stanley Kubrick (July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor and photographer.
Stanley Kubrick's Boxes is a 2008 documentary film directed by Jon Ronson about the film director Stanley Kubrick.
Stars and Stripes is an American newspaper that reports on matters affecting the members of the United States Armed Forces.
"Surfin' Bird" is a song performed by the American surf rock band The Trashmen, and it is also the name of the album that featured this hit single.
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The Synclavier System was an early digital synthesizer, polyphonic digital sampling system, and music workstation manufactured by New England Digital Corporation of Norwich, Vermont, USA.
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A technical advisor is an individual who is expert in a particular field of knowledge, hired to provide detailed information and advice to people working in that field.
The Tet Offensive (Sự kiện Tết Mậu Thân 1968, or Tổng tiến công và nổi dậy Tết Mậu Thân) was one of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, launched on January 30, 1968 by forces of the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese People's Army of Vietnam against the forces of South Vietnam, the United States, and their allies.
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The Birmingham News is the principal newspaper for Birmingham, Alabama, United States, and the largest newspaper in Alabama.
The Boys in Company C, directed by Sidney J. Furie, starring Stan Shaw, Andrew Stevens (in his Golden Globe-nominated performance), Craig Wasson, Santos Morales and Michael Lembeck, is a 1978 film about United States Marines in the Vietnam War.
The Broads are a network of mostly navigable rivers and lakes in the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk.
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The Cannon Group Inc. was an American group of companies, including Cannon Films, which produced a distinctive line of low- to medium-budget films from 1967 to 1994.
The Critic is an American prime time animated series revolving around the life of New York film critic Jay Sherman, voiced by actor Jon Lovitz.
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The Deer Hunter is a 1978 American epic war drama film co-written and directed by Michael Cimino about a trio of Russian American steelworkers and their service in the Vietnam War.
The Dixie Cups are an American pop music girl group of the 1960s.
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The Holocaust (from the Greek ὁλόκαυστος holókaustos: hólos, "whole" and kaustós, "burnt"), also known as the Shoah (Hebrew: השואה, HaShoah, "the catastrophe"), was a genocide in which approximately six million Jews were killed by Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime and its collaborators.
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The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
The New York Times Company is an American media company which publishes its namesake, The New York Times.
The Observer is a British newspaper, published on Sundays.
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The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962.
The Shining is a 1980 British-American psychological horror film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, co-written with novelist Diane Johnson, and starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, and Scatman Crothers.
The Short-Timers is a 1979 semi-autobiographical novel by U.S. Marine Corps veteran Gustav Hasford, about his experience in the Vietnam War.
The Trashmen are a rock band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1962.
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The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper.
"These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" is a pop song written by Lee Hazlewood and recorded by Nancy Sinatra.
The thousand-yard stare or two-thousand-yard stare is a phrase coined to describe the limp, blank, unfocused gaze of a battle-weary soldier, but the symptom it describes may also be found among victims of other types of trauma.
Tim Colceri (born June 15, 1951) is an American actor and comedian.
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Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.
Time Inc. is an American New York-based publishing company.
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Time Out is a magazine published by Time Out Digital Ltd, a global media brand.
Time Warner Inc. (TWI, formerly AOL Time Warner, stylized as TimeWarner since 2003) is an American multinational media corporation headquartered in the Time Warner Center in New York City.
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The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces.
United States Marine Corps Recruit Training, commonly known as "boot camp", is a 13-week program of initial training that each recruit must successfully complete in order to serve in the United States Marine Corps.
A United States military occupation code, or a Military Occupational Specialty code (MOS code), is a nine character code used in the United States Army and United States Marines to identify a specific job.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine owned by Penske Media Corporation.
The Việt Cộng (()) was the name given by Western sources to the National Liberation Front, a political organization with its own army in South Vietnam and Cambodia that fought and defeated the United States and South Vietnamese governments during the Vietnam War (1959–1975).
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The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
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Vincent Canby (July 27, 1924 – October 15, 2000) was an American film critic who became the chief film critic for The New York Times in 1969 and reviewed more than 1000 films during his tenure there.
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Vincent Philip D'Onofrio (born June 30, 1959) is an American actor, director, producer, writer, and singer.
Vivian Vanessa Kubrick (born 5 August 1960) is an American-born English filmmaker and composer, known for her work with her father, filmmaker Stanley Kubrick.
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War film is a film genre concerned with warfare, typically about naval, air, or land battles in the twentieth century, with combat scenes central to the drama.
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The water buffalo or domestic Asian water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) is a large bovid originating in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and China.
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The Westland Wessex is a British-built turbine-powered development of the Sikorsky H-34, it was developed and produced under license by Westland Aircraft (later Westland Helicopters).
"Wooly Bully" is a popular song originally recorded by novelty rock 'n' roll band Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs in 1965.
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A wrecking ball is a heavy steel ball, usually hung from a crane, that is used for demolishing large buildings.
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The Writers Guild of America Awards for outstanding achievements in film, television, radio, and videogames (added in 2008) writing, including both fiction and non-fiction categories, have been presented annually by the Writers Guild of America, East and Writers Guild of America, West since 1949.
The Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the three screenwriting Writers Guild of America Awards, one that is specifically for film.
2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 epic science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick.
The 60th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), took place on April 11, 1988, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles beginning at 6:00 p.m. PST / 9:00 p.m. EST.
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