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Historian And Author Of 'The Pacific' Dies

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Hugh Ambrose, who wrote the World War II history "The Pacific" after years of researching for his father, the renowned historia...

Chatting With TV/Film Composers Ah2, Toby Chu, Fantini Brothers, Tyler Traband and Geoff Zanelli

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.27.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"My goal as a composer is to move you; to help you get to where the picture is taking you. If I have to slap you, I'll do that. If I need to hold your hand, I'll do that too."

Robert Kaplan: The End Of A Stable Pacific

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 12.05.2014 | World

Robert Kaplan is the author of “Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific” Kaplan spoke with The WorldPost editor N...

The Best TV of 2010: Mad Men, The Pacific, Glee and More

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

The difficulty of compiling a Top 10 Best TV Shows of the Year list points to the fact that people who complain there is nothing worth watching on television don't know what they are talking about.

DVDs: The Sound Of Music, Toy Story 3, The Pacific And More

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

A bumper crop of new releases so let's get to it. THE SOUND OF MUSIC 45TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION BLURAY ($34.99; FOX) -- I've seen The Sound Of Music ...

Emmy Awards Nominees 2010: 'Glee,' 'Pacific' Top Nominations

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — TV comedies aren't what they used to be, and viewers and the industry are signaling that's just fine with them. Of the six Emmy n...

The Real Jersey Girl: Snooki vs. Margo

David Helvarg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Helvarg

While I haven't met Snooki, I do know a real housewife of New Jersey, 43-year old Medford Lakes mother of two, Margo Pellegrino. She's currently paddling an outrigger canoe down the Pacific Coast from Seattle to San Diego.

The 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards: I'm Dreaming of a White Betty

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Bryan Cranston was "humbled" to win his third Emmy for Best Actor in a Drama Series. Winners, please stop using that cliche. The only thing less humbling than winning an award is winning the same award three times.

Emmy Predictions: Another Big Night for Mad Men; Glee vs. Modern Family

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

It's time for the increasingly hazardous annual ritual of predicting the shows and performers that will win, while also indulging in one last opportunity to state who or what should win.

TV Critics Award 'Glee' | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Freshman shows on the broadcast networks ruled as the Television Critics Association (TCA), a media organization comprised of more than 200 profession...

The Pacific: Messages From the Past

Cathy Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cathy Whitlock

Like most baby boomers, I have been glued every Sunday night to HBO's The Pacific, the ten-part mini series that chronicles the Pacific Theater operations.

The Greatest Generation, Minus One

Robert Mackey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Mackey

One thing has always stuck in my mind about 'the Greatest Generation' -- and I do believe they were exceptional -- where are all the women at?

HBO's The Pacific Is a Masterpiece

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Simply put, "The Pacific" is one of the finest dramatic productions in the history of television. It may in fact be the best miniseries of all time.

"Brothers In Arms": One Son's War & Peace Playlist as We Prepare to Enter "The Pacific"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

To put myself in the proper mindset to enter The Pacific, I've come up with a playlist of great songs that speak powerfully to war and peace from a variety of perspectives and eras.

Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg Join Obama For White House Movie Night

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obamas are hosting several Hollywood stars Thursday night for a movie night in the White House theater for a screening of the new HBO series "The ...

Semper Fido

Rich Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Rich Siegel

My decision to leave the corporate world and work at home has provided many rewards -- but none of them compare with the experience I had yesterday.

HBO Sending Veterans To WWII Memorial In Washington

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — HBO is paying to send 250 veterans to Washington next week to visit the World War II memorial, coinciding with the networks' premiere...

Tom Hanks On His JFK Assassination Project, War & Growing Up Navy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Tom Hanks graces the cover of Time magazine in advance of his HBO miniseries "The Pacific." He is only the third actor to do so, but it's in his capac...

Tom Hanks Premieres Miniseries "The Pacific" In New Orleans

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW ORLEANS — The National World War II Museum rolled out the red carpet Tuesday for actor Tom Hanks and the stars of a new HBO miniseries set d...

Old stars and new independents: A modest suggestion

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've got an idea for how to change independent film and kick-start the kind of serious attention that video-on-demand seems to require. And it all s...