Category Archives: – Guest writers

this category has the all the reviews written by guest writers for DasKino

– Enter the Void..2010

Co-written, Directed and Co-Edited by Gaspar Noe irfan SAYS, The way Enter the void starts off gives you a feeling of being in for something ethereal or otherworldly with a promise of one mind blowing neo-psychedelic experience. It also reminded … Continue reading

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– Rock in India

vyas SAYS, Origins of Rock and Metal Music in India. Rock music scene in India is extremely small when compared to the film or fusion scenes. Rock in India has its origins in the early 60’s and 70’s when international … Continue reading

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– The curious case of the Oscar nomination..2008

Directed by David Fincher screenplay by Eric Roth soaham SAYS, Time is a confusing thing yet it is so simple. It is probably the simplest thing when we perceive it as the ticking of the clock. The ticking of the … Continue reading

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– Firaaq..2009

Directed by Nandita Das Written by Nandita Das and Suchi Kothari tanay SAYS, Let us make one thing clear at the outset. The movie is about the aftermath of the Gujarat riots. In a riot you can only have one … Continue reading

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– Barah Aana..2009

Directed by Raja Menon karthik krishna SAYS, After coming to know that everyone else in my class had gone to the movies to celebrate the end of exams, I had become desperate to do so too. This quest led me … Continue reading

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– Little Zizou..2009

Written and Directed by Sooni Taraporevala soaham SAYS, I cannot forget my days in the Dadar Parsee Youths Assembly High School. Apart from the great school that it was, the beauty of its locality, the Five Gardens is something beyond … Continue reading

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– Gulaal..2009

Directed by Anurag Kashyap Music and lyric by Piyush Mishra soaham SAYS, Probably the most important character in this movie is that of Piyush Mishra who happens to be the music director and lyricist of this movie. The movie opens … Continue reading

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Slumdog’s awards were no mercy!!

Get it right aparna SAYS, So refreshing to see one of the blithely accepted, rarely discussed and often ignored aspects of Indian society portrayed with such clarity. Gone are the rose-colored glasses. What we have here is an honest, unapologetic … Continue reading

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