Review of Neptune’s Inferno

Review of Neptune’s Inferno written by James Hornfischer (Audio book version) Rating *** 1/2 I first became interested in this naval encounter after watching the HBO series the Pacific. So when I found myself having to make an eighteen hour cross-country road trip, I thought I’d listen to Neptune’s Inferno on CD. I wasn’t able […]

Everything The Donner Party

Desperate Passage: The Donner Party by Ethan Rarick Rating ***** When ever I get the opportunity, I like to get totally immersed in a story. This usually involves a story that is told in more than one medium: book, film, or documentary. Two recent examples covered in this blog are the HBO series The Pacific […]

The Time Machine Called The Pacific

Review of the HBO miniseries The Pacific Rating ***** I don’t watch very many miniseries. They take too long. But this is one miniseries that I watched every minute of. Watching this miniseries was as close as you can get to stepping into a time machine and going back to 1941 -1945. This is filmmaking […]