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Band of Brothers II: Pacific Thunderer

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  • Bacon-BuTTyBacon-BuTTy Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    Is this being made with the BBC again?

    Possibly not due to it not having any part of it set in Britain, nor having any British involved whatsoever.

    So presumably it wont be getting shown on BBC1 around the same time as America this time.

    Poo.

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  • J3pJ3p Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    I'm really looking forward to seeing people shit themselves to death

    +./\ 50 ?. 50
  • PharezonPharezon Struggle is an illusion. Victory is in the Qun.Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    Is this being made with the BBC again?

    Possibly not due to it not having any part of it set in Britain, nor having any British involved whatsoever.

    So presumably it wont be getting shown on BBC1 around the same time as America this time.

    Poo.

    The British were involved to some degree. The Anzacs.

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  • Blake TBlake T Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    Pharezon wrote: »
    Is this being made with the BBC again?

    Possibly not due to it not having any part of it set in Britain, nor having any British involved whatsoever.

    So presumably it wont be getting shown on BBC1 around the same time as America this time.

    Poo.

    The British were involved to some degree. The Anzacs.

    No.

    British people are not Anzacs.

  • PharezonPharezon Struggle is an illusion. Victory is in the Qun.Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    Blaket wrote: »
    Pharezon wrote: »
    Is this being made with the BBC again?

    Possibly not due to it not having any part of it set in Britain, nor having any British involved whatsoever.

    So presumably it wont be getting shown on BBC1 around the same time as America this time.

    Poo.

    The British were involved to some degree. The Anzacs.

    No.

    British people are not Anzacs.

    British Empire, whatever.

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  • DogDog Registered User, Administrator, Vanilla Staff admin
    edited June 2009
    IM A LEAD FARMER

  • KrunkMcGrunkKrunkMcGrunk Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    Pharezon wrote: »
    Blaket wrote: »
    Pharezon wrote: »
    Is this being made with the BBC again?

    Possibly not due to it not having any part of it set in Britain, nor having any British involved whatsoever.

    So presumably it wont be getting shown on BBC1 around the same time as America this time.

    Poo.

    The British were involved to some degree. The Anzacs.

    No.

    British people are not Anzacs.

    British Empire, whatever.

    Unless Tom Hanks went back in time, I don't think the anzacs helped make this.

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  • Blake TBlake T Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    Pharezon wrote: »
    Blaket wrote: »
    Pharezon wrote: »
    Is this being made with the BBC again?

    Possibly not due to it not having any part of it set in Britain, nor having any British involved whatsoever.

    So presumably it wont be getting shown on BBC1 around the same time as America this time.

    Poo.

    The British were involved to some degree. The Anzacs.

    No.

    British people are not Anzacs.

    British Empire, whatever.

    Unless Tom Hanks went back in time, I don't think the anzacs helped make this.

    That was going to be my next statement.

  • PharezonPharezon Struggle is an illusion. Victory is in the Qun.Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    Blaket wrote: »
    Pharezon wrote: »
    Blaket wrote: »
    Pharezon wrote: »
    Is this being made with the BBC again?

    Possibly not due to it not having any part of it set in Britain, nor having any British involved whatsoever.

    So presumably it wont be getting shown on BBC1 around the same time as America this time.

    Poo.

    The British were involved to some degree. The Anzacs.

    No.

    British people are not Anzacs.

    British Empire, whatever.

    Unless Tom Hanks went back in time, I don't think the anzacs helped make this.

    That was going to be my next statement.

    I'm sorry for being retarded.

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  • Bacon-BuTTyBacon-BuTTy Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    Pharezon wrote: »
    Blaket wrote: »
    Pharezon wrote: »
    Blaket wrote: »
    Pharezon wrote: »
    Is this being made with the BBC again?

    Possibly not due to it not having any part of it set in Britain, nor having any British involved whatsoever.

    So presumably it wont be getting shown on BBC1 around the same time as America this time.

    Poo.

    The British were involved to some degree. The Anzacs.

    No.

    British people are not Anzacs.

    British Empire, whatever.

    Unless Tom Hanks went back in time, I don't think the anzacs helped make this.

    That was going to be my next statement.

    I'm sorry for being retarded.

    If I had steam installed at the moment I would so be giving you shit for this.

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  • zimfanzimfan Registered User
    edited June 2009
    Spielberg is the man who inspired me to become a film director

    when I was 4 I told everyone I would be "the next steven spielberg"

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  • Dublo7Dublo7 Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    Just a heads up

    You guys should listen to Dan Carlin's Hardcore History podcast. He's currently doing a 3 part podcast on the Ostfront. Each part is 90 minutes.

    Carlin is really enthusiastic, which makes it even more enjoyable.

    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
  • GRMikeGRMike The Last Best Hope for Humanity The God Pod Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    I still have Letters from Iwo Jima in my Netflix queue. That shit needs to be watched soon.

  • KrunkMcGrunkKrunkMcGrunk Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    Letters is good. Shame that flags of our fathers was so-so.

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  • J3pJ3p Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    NO BLACK PEOPLE!?

    +./\ 50 ?. 50
  • PharezonPharezon Struggle is an illusion. Victory is in the Qun.Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    Dublo7 wrote: »
    Just a heads up

    You guys should listen to Dan Carlin's Hardcore History podcast. He's currently doing a 3 part podcast on the Ostfront. Each part is 90 minutes.

    Carlin is really enthusiastic, which makes it even more enjoyable.

    :!:

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  • NotASenatorNotASenator Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    Dublo7 wrote: »
    Just a heads up

    You guys should listen to Dan Carlin's Hardcore History podcast. He's currently doing a 3 part podcast on the Ostfront. Each part is 90 minutes.

    Carlin is really enthusiastic, which makes it even more enjoyable.

    A thousand times yes.

    His meter is a little hard to get used to, but he is so into what he does.

  • GRMikeGRMike The Last Best Hope for Humanity The God Pod Registered User regular
    edited June 2009
    Letters is good. Shame that flags of our fathers was so-so.

    It is kinda why I didn't jump on Letters... now I am just trying to get in to the right mood...

  • DrIanMalcolmDrIanMalcolm Does somebody go out into the park and pull up the dinosaurs' skirts?Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
  • Penguin IncarnatePenguin Incarnate Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    So I've been reading Flags of Our Fathers and I've come to the conclusion that being a marine in WWII sounds like a terrible idea.

  • DrIanMalcolmDrIanMalcolm Does somebody go out into the park and pull up the dinosaurs' skirts?Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    I enjoyed that book

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  • Penguin IncarnatePenguin Incarnate Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    I decided that if there's ever another world war, I'm just going to go limp.

  • PharezonPharezon Struggle is an illusion. Victory is in the Qun.Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    The US Military deemed Iwo Jima a failure because the Kill-Death ratio was 3:1 instead of the previous 12-15:1 that they enjoyed.

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  • Bacon-BuTTyBacon-BuTTy Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
  • NikolaiNikolai SSSSSSSSSSS Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Pharezon wrote: »
    The US Military deemed Iwo Jima a failure because the Kill-Death ratio was 3:1 instead of the previous 12-15:1 that they enjoyed.
    Well fuck man the Japanese were campin' like bustas.

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  • L|amaL|ama Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Pharezon wrote: »
    The US Military deemed Iwo Jima a failure because the Kill-Death ratio was 3:1 instead of the previous 12-15:1 that they enjoyed.

    well I mean imagine how much that would drop your server rank

  • The Otaku SuppositoryThe Otaku Suppository PAHK YAH CAH IN DAH YAHD SouthieRegistered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Nikolai wrote: »
    Pharezon wrote: »
    The US Military deemed Iwo Jima a failure because the Kill-Death ratio was 3:1 instead of the previous 12-15:1 that they enjoyed.
    Well fuck man the Japanese were campin' like bustas.
    Anybody got a UAV?

    Your fuckin' family's dug into the Southie projects like ticks. You, however, grew up on the North Shore, huh? Well, la-di-fuckin'-da. You were kind of a double kid, I bet, right? Huh? One kid with your old man, one kid with your mother. You're upper-middle class during the weeks, then you're droppin' your "R"s and you're hangin' in the big, bad Southie projects with your daddy on the weekends. I got that right?
  • FishmanFishman I find your lack of imperial stormtroopers disturbingRegistered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Incidentally, I just finished watching The War by Ken Burns, which utilises a lot of the memoirs of Eugene Sledge (With the Old Breed)

    Damn, some of that recovered footage is just... stunning.

    ..anyway, looking forward to catching this. Dramatisation, historical re-enactment, whatever it is, I expect it to hold up well.

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    That's unbelievably cool. Your new name is cool guy. Let's have sex.
    Hail to thee, Lightbringer.
  • TaranisTaranis Must be the feeling, it brings to you That makes you do what you doRegistered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Wow. I'm pretty psyched about this. I wouldn't mind seeing another series taking place in the European theater though.

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  • Dead LegendDead Legend Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Pharezon wrote: »
    The US Military deemed Iwo Jima a failure because the Kill-Death ratio was 3:1 instead of the previous 12-15:1 that they enjoyed.

    Yeah, losing thousands of guys in a single wave is pretty dang successful.

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  • War BastardWar Bastard Registered User
    edited September 2009
    Looking forward to this. I spoke to a guy who worked as an extra on this series when they were filming in North Queensland. Told me that it takes about 3 hours to set up explosions, air going through hoses underground to look like bullets to film about 30 seconds. Easiest job ever as an extra, just do 1 min of work then go drink coffee and eat hamburgers for 3 hours.

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    It was a stick.
  • FishmanFishman I find your lack of imperial stormtroopers disturbingRegistered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Having worked as an extra before, I highly doubt it was all sunshine and roses. I imagine standing up to your armpit in cold ocean water for a few hours for the assault on Tarawa or suffering under a rain machine on an overnight shoot would be that comfortable. It's just a matter of what the days shooting is like; some will be easy; others, less so.

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    That's unbelievably cool. Your new name is cool guy. Let's have sex.
    Hail to thee, Lightbringer.
  • L|amaL|ama Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    LOTR? What were you? A family friend was one of the elves I think, you could pick them in the scenes they were in because they were constantly staring at the ground trying not to fall over.

  • FishmanFishman I find your lack of imperial stormtroopers disturbingRegistered User regular
    edited September 2009
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    In the middle.

    X-Com LP Thread I, II, III, IV, V
    That's unbelievably cool. Your new name is cool guy. Let's have sex.
    Hail to thee, Lightbringer.
  • War BastardWar Bastard Registered User
    edited September 2009
    Fishman wrote: »
    Having worked as an extra before, I highly doubt it was all sunshine and roses. I imagine standing up to your armpit in cold ocean water for a few hours for the assault on Tarawa or suffering under a rain machine on an overnight shoot would be that comfortable. It's just a matter of what the days shooting is like; some will be easy; others, less so.

    The guy I was talking to got the job because he was in the army. So I imagine comparing the two jobs, the extra work was probably much easier.

    Also, is that really you Fishman? That's pretty fucking cool. Not only to be an extra, but to make it in the film. Nice job.

    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
    It was a stick.
  • TaranisTaranis Must be the feeling, it brings to you That makes you do what you doRegistered User regular
    edited September 2009
    Man I want to work as an extra.

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  • A Dabble Of TheloniusA Dabble Of Thelonius Registered User regular
    edited March 2010
    Reviving this thread since Pacific premieres this Sunday.

    Anybody else watch the "Making Of" docs on HBO last week? Pretty sweet stuff. The work that went into this is amazing. Also the kid from Jurassic Park looks the exact same. Just taller.

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  • QuestionMarkManQuestionMarkMan Registered User regular
    edited March 2010
    The soundtrack was released this week

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  • KrunkMcGrunkKrunkMcGrunk Registered User regular
    edited March 2010
    Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

    I need HBO!

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  • NotASenatorNotASenator Registered User regular
    edited March 2010
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