Month: June 2021

  • Olly Who Ha

    The *only* reason #OllyAlexander shouldn’t be the new #DoctorWho is that he should be too busy playing #MartinGore in a long-overdue #DepecheMode biopic. He’s a great actor AND singer and even looks like young Martin, he’d be #PerfectCasting

  • Helios 44M 58mm f2 Test Shots

    Check out the gallery above for some Helios 44M 58mm f2 test shots. First impressions: it’s way sharper than I expected and I could easily become re-seduced by the simplicity of on-barrel focus and aperture controls. Putting the EM1 into Manual mode and judging shots by the lightmeter also made me very nostalgic. The Helios…

  • Skater Girl (2021)

    I don’t often give out 9 stars out of 10 but ‘Skater Girl’ thoroughly deserves each one. If, like me, you’re part of the South Asian diaspora, you’ve grown up watching Bollywood. I’m very used to the feel-good films, the corny-but-cute rom-coms, the classics with their high drama and soaring scores. ‘Skater Girl,’ though it…

  • Tomboy (2017)

    I was expecting this to be quite throwaway and was really only drawn in by Weaver and Rodriguez. But then, up pop Shalhoub, Lapaglia etc. ~ there are no bad performances in this film. That being said it veers between B-movie with an A-movie cast and arthouse, Looper-esque weirdness. That’s not an insult as I…