Shane Danielsen

Shane Danielsen WRITERS & CONTRIBUTORS

73 ENTRIES Shane Danielsen is a screenwriter and former artistic director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.



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Still image from John Wick Chapter 3 – Parabellum

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Killer instincts: The ‘John Wick’ franchise

Keanu Reeves hones his stardom in the hyperreal violence of an assassin’s tale

Haruki to Highsmith: Lee Chang-dong’s ‘Burning’

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Haruki to Highsmith: Lee Chang-dong’s ‘Burning’

Mr Ripley echoes through a masterful tale of class tensions in Seoul

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A showcase of the unexceptional: the 2019 Berlin Film Festival

This year’s offerings did little to arrest the event’s apparent decline

Still from The Front Runner

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The spectacle of a political scandal: Jason Reitman’s ‘The Front Runner’ and Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘Loro’

New films about ’80s presidential hopeful Gary Hart and Italy’s controversial Silvio Berlusconi both miss the mark

Still from Cold War

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Pawel Pawlikowski’s perfectly formed ‘Cold War’

Not a moment is wasted in what could be the Polish director’s masterpiece

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A man and his bear: Marc Forster’s ‘Christopher Robin’

Adults will find this new tale of Winnie the Pooh surprisingly moving

Image from ‘Her Smell’

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Toronto International Film Festival 2018 (part two)

The ordinary and the extraordinary at this year’s event, and the perils of criticism

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Toronto International Film Festival 2018 (part one)

A British outlier and a British newcomer are among the stand-outs in the first part of the festival

Still from Leave No Trace

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The hermitic world of Debra Granik’s ‘Leave No Trace’

The ‘Winter’s Bone’ director takes her exploration of family ties off the grid

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Dirty work in Clayton Jacobson’s ‘Brothers’ Nest’

The filmmakers behind ‘Kenny’ take a darker turn

Image from ‘Long Day’s Journey into Night’

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Cannes Film Festival 2018 (part two)

Despite an off-key start, this year’s event ended on a high

The elevated horror of Ari Aster’s ‘Hereditary’

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The elevated horror of Ari Aster’s ‘Hereditary’

This debut feature will test the mettle of even the most hardened genre fans

Image from ‘Cold War’

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Cannes Film Festival 2018 (part one)

An ever-so-slightly off-key event

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Tribeca Film Festival: highlights

Films made by and focusing on women stand out in 2018

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Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Unsane’

The prolific director hits his own limits with this experiment in technology