Never Too Late
WHAT WE’RE WATCHING WITH WALTER WILLIAMS: NEVER TOO LATE
Finally the best Aussie Comedy for 2020 has arrived!
You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll sigh as my old boss from the Midday Show, Mike Walsh, would tell us how to emotionally connect with our listeners when I was an on air Radio Broadcaster at 2KA, Penrith, Sydney. (Go the Mountain Men)
How good is this cast for starters?
Academy Award nominees James Cromwell and Jacki Weaver head a strong cast in this hilarious and feisty film about four grumpy old Vietnam Vets who unite to re-enact the Great Escape.
Toss into the mix Dennis Waterman…the man who wrote the theme tune & sung the theme tune. (except not on this occasion, but it is a banger soundtrack).
Jack Thompson and my mate Roy Billing also star in this 95 minute feature film, plus Max Cullen as the scene stealing Hank (even when he’s dead) along with Shane (Full Monty) Jacobson.
Together the old diggers are “The Chain Breakers” an elite squad in their day who escaped a torturous POW Camp only to end their lives in a new prison, “The Hogan Hills Retirement Home for Returned Veterans”.
A nice nod to one of the few Aussies missing from this ensemble, Paul Hogan.
I loved the way this movie sensitively handles dementia, PTSD, and many other mental & physical illnesses, yet lets you roar with laughter or wipe the salt from your eyes in the next moment.
F*&k getting old this is their last mission and you will cheer them on every inch of their journey.
NEVER TOO LATE is a delightful Aussie comedy about love, family, friendship and determination.
If you love the smell of mothballs in the morning this could be your October date night.
See it in cinemas from tomorrow.