“Opinion disguised as review!”
Cinema Paradise is a collaborative initiative started in May 2017, prominently reviewing Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Marathi Films. Along with analysis of Indian as well as World Cinema, and coverage of Film Festivals. Cinema Paradiso (1988), an Italian film which has left a strong impression is the foundation:
“Just like the coming-of-age boy in Cinema Paradiso (1988) in WWII Italy develops a lifelong love affair with cinema, I developed affair at the age of 5 and since then it’s a paradise. Welcome to Cinema Paradise!”
Ninad Kulkarni – Founder and Head writer is a 23-year old film critic mentored by National Award-winning film critic Mr. Baradwaj Rangan and Pulitzer finalist Ms. Stephanie Zacharek (Time Magazine) at the Young Critics Lab ’17.
Amey Sirdeshmukh – Graduated in Painting, looks at Cinema as a form of art. Being a visual communicator, he writes enthusiastically about a major visual language, Cinema. Being an artist Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali (1955) left a strong impact on him.