The edge of 17 Peter Spann film review

The Edge of 17 Film Review

There's a wonderfully quaint feel to The Edge of 17, a comedy drama about an abrasive teen, that you reluctantly learn to love. Perhaps it's the 80's nostalgia, which will make you redefine your youth, it's got all of the air and depraved…

Nocturnal Animals - Film Review

Tom Ford's Nocturnal Animals is a seductively dangerous tale. A film that makes you question your being, shakes you to the core and leaves you in an entirely different mindset. That makes the concept of genre's redundant. At a push Nocturnal…
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Are you having fun? 

I'm always asked if I'm having fun when I'm filming. It's a tough question because I am acutely aware that I am doing something that I love, but the answer is very ambiguous... Film making is about as fun as landing troops on a beach…

Jackie (2016) Film Review

Natalie Portman is one of the most iconic actresses of our time. She's the modern day Audrey Hepburn. Her notoriety which was hailed in Leon and The Black Swan landed her with a role in this political feature film. It's no wonder she was…

Beauty and The Beast - Film Review

Taking on a classic is always a daunting task & one that's more often than not it ends in disappointment. However there was something different about the remake of Beauty and The Beast. There's a totally different air and excitement…

Kong Skull Island - FIlm Review

As one of the icons of films, King Kong has gone through a myriad of depictions on-screen. Jordan Vogt Roberts 2017 reboot, Kong: Skull Island is another reimagining of the giant ape and manages to be a worthy addition to the cinematic lore…
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Split - Film Review

Split: Some people never experience madness, what terrible lives they must lead. In 2017 M Night Shyamalan returned after pallid attempts to recreate the horror that fan's witnessed in The Sixth Sense.  Split marks his return. Split is…

Manchester by the Sea - Film Review

Lee Chandler is a loner dull handyman in a small sea town near Essex.  After divorce with wife Randi and the loss of his two sons and the demise of his brother Joe by heart attack, he starts with his nephew Patrick a sad substantial survivor…

Tropfest Finalists Announced

700 people were waiting on this Tropfest Finalists Announcement but 684 of them were disappointed! Actor / director John Polson started Tropfest in 1993 in what was then a small café in Darlinghurst Sydney call the “Tropicana” (it’s…
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Director: Peter Spann

The Clapper said, “Director: Peter Spann, and I get to call “Action”. But I’ve gotta say the first time I heard the (16mm film) camera turn over and make that little clicking sound I let it roll for a few seconds because I knew…