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THE NAKED CITY – A LEXICON OF LUNACY

Every major event in history spawns its own set of words and phrases that become indelibly attached. The Vietnam War for example gave us ‘carpet bombing’, ‘napalm’, ‘agent orange’ and the ‘Viet Cong’, to name just a few. They are often emotive words or phrases that forever define the period and are archived for generations […]

DANGER CLOSE: THE BATTLE OF LONG TAN

Set in Vietnam in 1966, this ambitious Australian war film examines the events leading up to 108 Australian and New Zealand soldiers triumphantly battling over 2000 North Vietnamese in a muddy rubber plantation called Long Tan. Based on true events, the soldiers were mainly conscripts aged around 20, most of whom had never experienced combat. […]

The Post

Directed by Stephen Spielberg and starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks - it’s the stuff of Oscar nominations! And to be sure, it’s an elegant film with impeccable performances telling an historical story that is very relevant today. In short, it is utterly…adequate. In what could be considered a prequel to All The Presidents Men […]