‘Danger Close’ Is A Well-Intentioned War Film That Ultimately Falls Flat [Review]

Published on Nov 08, 2019

Harking back to the type of nationalistic war films that dominated screens during the Reagan era, Kriv Stenders’ film “Danger Close” is a stirring tribute to the soldiers from Australia and New Zealand that gave their lives in the largely forgotten Battle of Long Tan. Yet, despite these noble intentions, the film is unfortunately flat and by-the-numbers, as it tracks an impossible battle between a severely outnumbered company (108 soldiers) against an overwhelming enemy (2500 Viet Cong).

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Author: Christian Gallichio