This is a speech from a 100 years ago. Theodore Roosevelt was addressing some art students, I think. These words should warm the heart of every creator; big or small, successful or bumbling. "It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and com
The Beginning. Of a new era in Telugu cinema. Liking a film is -- not entirely, but mostly -- subjective. One cannot always objectively prove what’s right or wrong. Even the biggest blockbuster in Indian film history will have its share of dissonant views. As for my view, I loved it. Immensely. Quite some people divided Baahubali-Part One into two parts, before and after interval. I really wouldn’t care to split a film that way, but if I had to, I loved the first half even m
Some musings about what I love, and mostly, what I hate.