Band of Brothers

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  1. atomicvertigo

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    Probably the most realistic depiction of ww2 and very true to the book by stephen ambrose. Sorry if there is already a thread on band of brothers.
     
  2. Vinnie BBQ Justice is lost Justice is raped Justice is gone. Gold Member

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    Great serie with brilliant camerawork.
     
  3. Creativecelt Gold Member Gold Member

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    Loved both series. Wish they would do another adaptation of the books.
     
  4. atomicvertigo

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    I don't think the pacific was nearly as good as band of brothers. Maybe it was made in such a way to capture a wider audience........or I could just be talking out my * :smiley-laughing002: either way I think Band of Brothers was far superior
     
  5. Dallas Cowbhoys

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    I think Band of Brothers was noticeably better but they were both top quality.

    I might read the books soon.
     
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    Amazing stuff,read all the books i think and passed them on.My fave story was that yank on one of the beaches went from house to house and shot 50 *'s.
     
  7. Heb Celt

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    Pacific was very disappointing,started off good but then lost direction.Anyone who hasn't read Stephen e Ambrose get reading,that guy must have don some research.
     
  8. MacEwan23 My Balls Was Hot Gold Member

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    Best series ever.
     
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    Band Of Brothers was a great series....got that on DVD, also got Pacific it was good but not a patch on Band Of Brothers
     
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    It's showing on TCM at 9pm tonight if anyone's interested. Think it's on episode 3.
     
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    Have it on DVD, watch the full series about twice a year. Honestly is my favourite TV/Movie of all time, everything about it is incredible.

    Agree that The Pacific was a great deal worse. You didn't feel the same emotional attachment to the characters.
     
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    Outstanding i have box set and watched it 3 times

    The episodes in forest in Bastogne are my favourites lets you really feel what the soldiers went through over there
     
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    Incredible episodes, you feel like you're in the snow with them through it all.
     
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    I think the whole series gives you that expierence of the kinda * those guys went through.
     
  15. Creativecelt Gold Member Gold Member

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    The difference is budget and also Spielberg and hanks were more involved in the first series.
     
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    Believe or not budget for Band of Bros was $125 million and Pacific was $200 million

    A just bought Pacific box set for my old man Father's Day it was only 13.99
     
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    Would love to know who pocketed the extra 75 million. Probably transport and electrical depts as usual!
     
  20. The Golden God I am untethered and my rage knows no bounds Gold Member

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    Band of Brothers is great, I'm not the biggest fan of soldiers, but shows you what they really went through, got nothing but respect for the soldiers in WW1/2.

    The difference in budget won't be as high as it looks, one was made a decade later, inflation etc.