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January 03, 1988

A simple syllogism:

A--Stanley Kubrick is a director (true) . . . B--Stanley Kubrick has made great movies (true) . . . C--Stanley Kubrick made "Full Metal Jacket" (true) . . . D--"Full Metal Jacket" is a great movie (false) . . .

E--"Full Metal Jacket" was one of the best movies of 1987 (false) . . . therefore,

F--"Full Metal Jacket" has been overrated because of points A, B and C (true).

KEN MARCUS

Los Angeles

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