Shane Danielsen

Shane Danielsen WRITERS & CONTRIBUTORS

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



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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

Image from ‘Diane’

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Tribeca Film Festival: highlights

Films made by and focusing on women stand out in 2018

Still from Unsane

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Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Unsane’

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

Still from The Death of Stalin

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Armando Iannucci’s ‘The Death of Stalin’

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

Image from ‘Sunday’s Illness’

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Treasures buried at the Berlin International Film Festival

A lacklustre line-up concealed the beautiful and the beguiling

Still from Sweet Country

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Warwick Thornton’s ‘Sweet Country’

The Indigenous Australian filmmaker redefines the Western

Still from Blade Runner

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Ghosts in the machine

Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Blade Runner 2049’ is maddeningly close to a classic

Toronto International Film Festival highlights

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Toronto International Film Festival highlights

Armando Iannucci and Lucrecia Martel shine at this year’s TIFF

Still from mother!

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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’

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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

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The script changed

James Gray’s ‘The Lost City of Z’

Still from Hounds of Love

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Lowlife in the suburbs

Ben Young’s ‘Hounds of Love’ presents horror in all-too-familiar surrounds

Still from Get Out

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Long time coming

‘Get Out’ is a sharp mix of horror, satire and racial commentary

Still from Toni Erdmann

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A German comedy?

Maren Ade’s ‘Toni Erdmann’ is one of the most misread movies of the year