Generation Kill

2008, TV Show

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HBO's Miniseries Parade's End Explores Romance Among the Ruins of World War I

As the sun streams into an upper-class English drawing room, Sylvia (Rebecca Hall) — flame-haired, corseted, regal — stands up from her morning tea and hurls a plate at her husband, Christopher (Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch). She misses. He doesn't even flinch.

Meet Mr. and Mrs. Tietjens. The deliciously snobby (and terribly unfaithful) socialite and her unfailingly decent husband are two sides of the love triangle in Parade's End, HBO's five-part miniseries about longing and lies in World War I-era Britain. The third is angelic Valentine (Adelaide Clemens), an idealistic suffragette and Christopher's soul mate. She's everything Sylvia's not: sensitive, faithful — and a virgin. "Valentine is this kernel of truth and innocence," Cumberbatch says. "She's incredibly sharp and...  Read Full Article

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Season 1, Episode 7
Bravo reaches Baghdad, where the men are shocked by the size and scope of the city. They set up shop in an abandoned cigarette factory and get a chance to rest for a bit, although the factory grounds aren't quite as secure as they'd like. Hampered by having only one translator for the battalion, First Recon can only send sporadic patrols into the city.

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Season 1, Episode 6
Outside of Al Kut, Captain America is over-eager in his attempts to subdue a prisoner, while his men's growing disillusionment with his command is growing more apparent. Meanwhile, Ferrando relays to his officers the news that his counterpart in the Regimental Combat Team has been relieved of duty despite achieving his objective.

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Subscription | HBO GO Aired: 8/10/2008

Season 1, Episode 5
As they scope a tiny hamlet, the men of Bravo are frustrated by the capricious nature of the war, and Colbert struggles to defend the actions of the higher-ups. First Recon finally gets to use their skills and exploit intelligence from Iraqi locals about an ambush at a bridge ahead. For once, First Recon isn't tasked with heading straight into the ambush.

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HBO's Miniseries Parade's End Explores Romance Among the Ruins of World War I

As the sun streams into an upper-class English drawing room, Sylvia (Rebecca Hall) — flame-haired, corseted, regal — stands up from her morning tea and hurls a plate at her husband, Christopher (Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch). She misses. He doesn't even flinch.

Meet Mr. and Mrs. Tietjens. The deliciously snobby (and terribly unfaithful) socialite and her unfailingly decent husband are two sides of the love triangle in Parade's End, HBO's five-part miniseries about longing and lies in World War I-era Britain. The third is angelic Valentine (Adelaide Clemens), an idealistic suffragette and Christopher's soul mate. She's everything Sylvia's not: sensitive, faithful — and a virgin. "Valentine is this kernel of truth and innocence," Cumberbatch says. "She's incredibly sharp and... read more

The Killing's Eric Ladin Welcomes Son

Eric Ladin and his wife Katy welcomed their first child.

"Wow! The last 24 hrs have been the best of my life. Forever changed, I am now a father," the former Killing star tweeted. read more

Pushing Daisies and Law & Order Alums Join HBO's The Miraculous Year

Pushing Daisies star Lee Pace, Law & Order's Linus Roache and Generation Kill's Stark Sands have joined HBO's new pilot The Miraculous Year, Entertainment Weekly reports.

The drama will focus on a New York ...
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Mad Men Season 2 and Other Announced Releases

New releases announced today, March 5:

HBO's Generation Kill (Blu-ray) will be coming out June 16

HBO's John Adams (Blu-ray) will be coming out June 16

Mad Men - Season 2 (DVD & Blu-ray) will be coming out July 7

Get Smart - Season 3 will be coming out June 9

The Transformers - The Complete 1st Season: 25th Anniversary Edition will be coming out June 16

Visit TVShowsOnDVD.com for the complete stories on these and other news items. read more

Kyle XY Season 2 and Other Announced Releases

New releases announced today, October 17:

HBO's Generation Kill (mini-series) on Blu-ray will be coming out December 16

Greek - Chapter 2 will be coming out December 30

Kyle XY - The Complete 2nd Season: Revelations will be coming out December 30

The Secret Life of the American Teenager - Season 1 will be coming out December 30

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Premiered: July 13, 2008, on HBO
Rating: TV-MA
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Premise: A seven-part miniseries about an elite Marine unit in the first weeks of the Iraq War, based on the book by Evan Wright, a reporter who was embedded with the First Recon Battalion as they crossed the border from Kuwait.

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