The Pacific

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Conan, Not Jay, Scores Emmy Nom

Glee, The Pacific lead 2010 Emmy nominations

(Newser) - Looks like TBS’ campaign worked: The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien was nominated for an Emmy this morning, while Jay Leno was snubbed. Miniseries The Pacific scored the most nominations with a whopping 24, the AP reports. Glee followed with 19, including best comedy series, lead actor and actress... More »

OK, Tom Hanks, Get Off WWII Already

Private Ryan , Band of Brothers, The Pacific ... yeesh

(Newser) - Please, please, please, Tom Hanks, no more World War II stuff, OK? That plea is from Brian Donovan, who points out that, among Saving Private Ryan, Band of Brothers, and The Pacific, “it is entirely possible that Tom Hanks has spent more time making entertainment about World War II... More »

Bill O'Reilly's New Target: Tom Hanks

Fox News host doesn't get why actor keeps saying we're racist

(Newser) - Bill O’Reilly's favorite new target: Tom Hanks. The Fox News host says the actor is unfairly claiming racism was behind our attack on Japan during World War II ... and behind the current War on Terror. The actor, while promoting his miniseries The Pacific, told Time that we “wanted... More »

The Pacific Lives Up to Band of Brothers

Critics impressed with miniseries from Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg

(Newser) - The Pacific, Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg’s 10-hour World War II miniseries, debuts on HBO Sunday—and critics are, with few exceptions, impressed:
  • The Pacific is “absolutely worth watching in its 10-hour entirety,” writes Robert Lloyd in the Los Angeles Times , although it does have a few
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