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Sunday, August 11th, 2019


Film Review: Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan

Director:    Kriv Stenders Cast:    Travis Fimmel, Luke Bracey, Alexander England, Daniel Webber, Richard Roxburgh, Anthony Hayes Rating:    MA Running Time:    118 Australian Distributor:      Transmission Films   Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan chronicles one of the Vietnam War’s lesser-known clashes: a 1966 confrontation pitting 108 largely inexperienced Australian and New Zealand troops against North Vietnamese forces approaching 20 times that number. Director Kriv Stenders (Red Dog and sequel Red Dog: True Blue) wrangles the film’s extended battle scenes into a near ceaseless, bullet-slinging barrage.  The filmRead More

Film Review: Palm Beach

Director:    Rachel Ward Cast:    Bryan Brown, Richard E. Grant, Aaron Jeffery, Jacqueline McKenzie, Heather Mitchell, Sam Neill, Greta Scacchi, Claire van der Boom, Charlie Vickers, Matilda Brown, Frances Berry Rating:    M Running Time:    98 Australian Distributor:      Universal Pictures Australia   Rachel Ward’s gentle film about three late-middle age couples coming together for a weekend of wine, catch-ups and nostalgia is the perfect promotion for the Northern Beaches of Sydney, with its lingering shots of crystal clear water and luxuriously appointed homes. The beachside villa inRead More

Sydney International Boat Show – Ocean Club soirée

OceanLIVE recently presented the party of the Sydney International Boat Show – the fabulous Ocean Club soirée.  It was fantastic to see many owners, captains, VIPs, international and industry guests enjoying the live music, canapés with free-flowing champagne and cocktails on the perfectly situated Café del Mar terrace overlooking the magnificent Darling Harbour. Ocean Club would not be possible without major sponsors: Pilatus, Oyster Yachts and Majesty Yachts by Gulf Craft, represented in Australia by Australian Superyachts; with support from Pantaenius Yacht Insurance, Crown Residences Sydney, M Yachts, the MonacoRead More