Shane Danielsen is a screenwriter and former artistic director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
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Warwick Thornton’s ‘Sweet Country’
The Indigenous Australian filmmaker redefines the Western
Toronto International Film Festival highlights
Armando Iannucci and Lucrecia Martel shine at this year’s TIFF
Ghosts in the machine
Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Blade Runner 2049’ is maddeningly close to a classic
Usurped by chaos
A creative’s mea culpa? An allegory for environmental devastation? Either way, Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ is an exhausting film.
The hope of redemption in ‘Who We Are Now’
Matthew Newton’s latest film is – appropriately – a story about facing up to the past
The script changed
James Gray’s ‘The Lost City of Z’
Lowlife in the suburbs
Ben Young’s ‘Hounds of Love’ presents horror in all-too-familiar surrounds
Long time coming
‘Get Out’ is a sharp mix of horror, satire and racial commentary
A German comedy?
Maren Ade’s ‘Toni Erdmann’ is one of the most misread movies of the year
George Miller and the evolution of Mad Max
The beautiful cliches of David Michôd’s ‘The Rover’
A very, very good director has made a pretty ordinary film
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