Shane Danielsen

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

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


The filmmakers behind ‘Kenny’ take a darker turn

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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’


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

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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

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Armando Iannucci’s ‘The Death of Stalin’


This Soviet satire pushes comedy’s tragedy-plus-time formula to the limit

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Treasures buried at the Berlin International Film Festival


A lacklustre line-up concealed the beautiful and the beguiling

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Warwick Thornton’s ‘Sweet Country’


The Indigenous Australian filmmaker redefines the Western