New surf flick just poetry in motion
Calombaris charged with assault
firstname.lastname@example.org MASTERCHEF judge George Calombaris has been charged with assault after allegedly shoving a young man after the A-League soccer grand final in Sydney.
Calombaris, 38, reacted on Sunday night when he was heckled by Sydney fans as he filmmaker who shot the ubiquitous “From where you’d rather be” Corona beer ads.
“It was just magical. It was something that should happen more. The thing that made it amazing for me was that they’re both of equal surfing ability.
“But it was also male and female, so it’s kind of got this quality of being this dance. Like this ballroom dance.
“Just thinking about it you remember the old Polynesians who used to describe surfing as dancing but with a wave.”
Proximity is marketed as “a visceral portrait of modern surfing” where Steele divided eight surfers into pairs and sent them to exotic breaks in South America, the South Pacific, Mexico and the British Isles. While three pairs each include “a legend” and “a rising star” Steele e saidd said hee he ma made walked on to the sidelines at Allianz Stadium.
Calombaris, a Victory supporter, assaulted a 19-year-old man after the match, NSW Police said. He has been charged with common assault and will face Downing Centre Local Court on June 29. an exception for Gilmore and Rastovich.
“I was trying to find a perfect fit for who (Gilmore) is and her surfing style and Dave popped into my head,” he said.
While Gilmore has dominated FILMMAKER TAYLOR STEELE her sport with six world titles, Rastovich, a once promising junior surfer turned environmental activist, got himself sponsored by surf companies to almost exclusively appear in surf films.
“They may have taken different
Footage of the incident shows a group of Sydney fans heckling Calombaris, with one yelling: “Pay your staff you dodgy bastard”.
Calombaris was in hot water last month after it was revealed his restaurant empire MAdE Establishment paths but they’re so similar in the way they think about life,” Steele said. “Evolved is the way I like to describe them.
“I’ve been a fan of (Gilmore) forever, she’s incredible, and she’s top five of anyone in the world, male or female.”
It’s a compliment Gilmore regularly receives, but the only woman in the film said being told she surfs like a woman was just as good.
“You blend the gender,” she tells Rastovich in the film.
“I always thought it was a funny compliment to say ‘you surf like a guy’, because my favourite surfers to watch are Joel (Parkinson), you (Rastovich) and Tom Curren and having that splash of femininity is what makes them so stylish. It just looks magical. To me that’s what style is.” underpaid 162 staff a combined total of $2.6 million. The workers were subsequently back paid the money owed them.
The celebrity chef issued an apology on Monday, saying he was disappointed he had let the heckling get to him.
The film premiered in a New York City penthouse last week after a preview in a swanky art gallery.
“The Gagosian Gallery released it with a sneak peak and the preview was in the top floor penthouse in New York City,” Steele said.
“It was so removed from the surf scene. (Rapper and actor) Andre 3000 was there and all those sort of people. It was so nice because after they watched it they understood surfers even though they didn’t surf.”
The film was brought back to the surf scene inside a fibro shack at the Brunswick Picture House last night.
Tonight, Proximity will screen at Event Cinemas Pacific Fair at 7pm.
Dave Rastovich and Stephanie Gilmore chasing waves in Mexico – the pair star in the new surfing film Picture: TODD GLASER
director Taylor Steele with Kelly Slater while filming, Rastovich and Gilmore surfing in the film, andd th the pair out of the water in Mexico.