What, exactly, is the link between the “Training” part and the “War” part.
I can see no particular link between the two “Acts” at all.
Ok so Pyle does his thing…goes mad and Blows the Drill Sergant and himself to high heaven, with Joker watching…but there is nothing in the Hue City part that shows the signifince of this.
I’ve thought about it for a while, and all I can come up with is that when faced with the choice to either kill or spare the Sniper Girl who shot Cowboy, Joker’s training takes over his better nature and he kills her, but it seems like a bit of a long movie to just come to this conclusion.
I like Kubrick’s films as a whole, and I enjoyed this one just as much, but at the end I was just left with a “What the…” feeling.
Someone please explain.