‘The Pacific’: Writer Bruce McKenna Says Part Four Shows A Shocking Surprise

The acclaimed, 10-part HBO series ‘The Pacific‘ continues it’s violent slog across the Pacific. Last week, in episode three, the marines finished their four-month ordeal on Guadalcanal. Physically and mentally debilitated, Robert Leckie, John Basilone and their comrades landed in Melbourne, where they were greeted by adoring crowds and viewed as the saviors of Australia. […]

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HBO’s ‘The Pacific’ Joins ‘Band of Brothers’ Ranks

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES – Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg swapped other people’s war stories to groundbreaking, heartbreaking effect in ‘Saving Private Ryan‘ and ‘Band of Brothers.’ The unsparing and visceral depiction of battle in their World War II collaborations is revisited by ‘The Pacific,’ a 10-part, $195 million miniseries debuting […]

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