Showing posts from January, 2010

Indian Auteur: Jan 2010, issue no-8

TABLE OF CONTENT E-magazine: READ ONLINE AUTEUR IA Master Series: Kamal Swaroop COVER STORY A Documentary Fantasy: Our Beloved Month of August : Dr Adrian Martin Cinema, considered as a Toolbox : Ignaity Vishnevetsky Berlin School : Srikanth Srinivasan 20 Young Independent Thai directors : Jit Phokeaw Call Money or Mani Kaul : Satyam The Dreamer of the East:- Corneliu Porumboiu : Anamaria Dobinciuc Zero Bridge: IA talks to Tariq Taqa : Indian AuteurTm Reviews Tingya: Sagorika Paa : Debojit Avatar : Anuj FROM THE VAULT Cinema and Television in India: Nitesh Rohit Editorial : GOODBYE SOLO:- Independent filmmakers in India come in two shapes and sizes. The first that s (he) is a filmmaker confined to represent ideas of our world via the bastardization of social realism aka documentary filmmaker. The second group is a cousin of the carnivores T-Rex aka Bollywood, these small dinos

In A Funny Way: Songs of 2009

In 2009: Indian Auteur and Cinedarbaar were born In 2009: I saw fewer films, and wrote not more than five articles In 2009: I co-founded GamersMint. The Mantra of 2009: Find a Model: Revenue or Business Else we fucked! Lesson 2010: The rules of revolution have changed. Songs 2009 (in no particular order) Summer Wars: OST Girls(The Band):- Grizzly Bear- Two Weeks The Cure: The Last Day of Summer Grizzly Bear- Cheerleader Pheonix- Liztomania Animal Collective- My Girls Bon Iver: Blood Bank Animal Collective: What Would I want is the Sky Burial- Foster Care Album of the Year: Animal Collective: Merriweather Post Pavilion. Image: Beirut Nantes( Always an inspiration)

Eric Rohmer 1920-2010

1920-2010 RIP :- To watch trailers of his classics visit Indian Auteur :- To read tributes and much more visit The Auteurs @David Hudson

IA Weekly: Sherlock Holmes

What good is wisdom if it is of no use to the wise?” asks one of the characters from British film director Guy Ritchie’s latest film, Sherlock Holmes, and it is a dictum that Ritchie’s film is a long ponderance over. Often enough, the legendary detective’s spillovers from Dr.Watson’s memoirs to film have been plagued by an awe endemic to all cinematic adaptations of pieces of literature that are considered towering achievements of their form; almost to the point of not bearing the fundamental gumption to tamper with Doyle’s dogma in fear of alienating fans of the omnibus and discrediting the icon. Read More More on Indian Auteur: