2) Nostalgia is the enemy of taste.
3) Entrenchment is the enemy of reason.
4) Criticism without passion is a waste of time.
5) Cinema should be approached with a spirit of adventure.
6) A critic devoid of humility is a tyrant.
7) Blind spots demand to be illuminated.
8) Constructive dialogue and disagreements should be respected above all else.
9) All eras, genres, cultures, and budgets should be approached with open minds and hearts.
10) My goal is to be the critic I always wanted to read.