Sunday, March 14, 2010

The Pacific premieres tonight

on HBO. I don't have cable, so I'll have to wait until the miniseries is released on DVD.

From the AICN review:

It also suggests the atom bomb couldn’t have been invented a minute too soon.

Were the Japanese savage fighters? Or just willing to fight to the death in defense of their homeland? I don't think the miniseries will be trying to justify the use of the atom bombs on two Japanese cities, but those who defend the bombings may use it as a visual illustration to strengthen their case.

Related links:
Yahoo! TV
What HBO's The Pacific Means For America Today
HBO's 'The Pacific' is real deal for veterans of World War II

The Pacific Fansite

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