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World War II


HBO and Comcast host premiere screening of The Pacific at National Constitution Center

Executive Producers Steven Speilberg  and Tom Hanks  have unveiled a project four years in the making.

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Local Philadelphia Author Lawrence Kaplan Challenges History with House of Ghosts

On August 20, 1944, the Allied Forces – the United States in particular – dropped several bombs on the I.G. Farben chemical plant less than five miles away from Auschwitz. In House of Ghosts, Bucks County author Lawrence Kaplan imagines a different mission, a rogue mission, lead by an underground faction of Jewish-American dissidents, to destroy the concentration camp.

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Inglourious Basterds breathes new life into an overdone genre

Inglourious Basterds, the seventh film from Quentin Tarantino and his most provocative since Pulp Fiction has redefined a genre, which has been way overdone. There is only so much you can say about World War II. Spielberg told two great stories that had World War II about covered in cinema. Stephen Spielberg told the story in the darkest and most dramatic way in Schindler's List.  And, suffice it to say that's a good reason it's considered to be one of the top 10 movies ever made.

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