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Reply #15 on: December 18, 2019, 11:18:03 PM
Great series!  :applause:

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Reply #16 on: December 19, 2019, 07:15:04 AM
Still a great movie. We have it on DVD - tempted to watch it again now.

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Reply #17 on: December 19, 2019, 10:00:29 AM
I finished watching it last week. It was the first time I ever watched it. Great series! I've been watching WWII movies for a couple of weeks now.

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Reply #18 on: December 19, 2019, 11:37:20 AM
BB, then you would probably also like, "The Pacific". Another 10 part series about the 1st Marine Regt. in WWII. Very much like BoB and an excellent series.

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Reply #19 on: December 19, 2019, 11:53:47 AM
The Pacific disappointed me as it didn't have nearly the character development that Band of Brothers did.



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Reply #20 on: December 19, 2019, 01:13:50 PM
Totally agree with you. In theory, it should have been brilliant, but it fell well short of BoB.

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Reply #21 on: December 19, 2019, 01:17:17 PM
Exactly. It wasn't that the characters were not engaging - and there WAS some character development - but it was all after the fact/through the series, and there was precious little of it. I had complete buy-in with the cast of BoB because they took us through training and we were able to 'bond' with them.



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Reply #22 on: December 19, 2019, 01:22:09 PM
Again, fully agree. And Damian Lewis played a magnificent part.

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Reply #23 on: December 19, 2019, 03:33:04 PM
I thought Pacific was equally good as BoB with some truly brutal combat scenes and action. It also followed the Marines home after the war to some extent which was great.  :peace:

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Reply #24 on: December 19, 2019, 03:38:56 PM
I have watched The Pacific. For the most part I prefer Pacific stuff but BoB was the better of the two. But both were great overall.

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Reply #25 on: December 23, 2019, 06:01:21 PM

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Reply #26 on: December 24, 2019, 09:09:43 AM

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Reply #27 on: December 25, 2019, 02:04:30 AM
Great story!  Gods bless the 82nd Airborne.  :bigthumb: 

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Reply #28 on: December 26, 2019, 08:08:41 PM

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