Love awful movies? There’s a podcast for that

There’s a perverse pleasure in watching an awful movie. The best bad movies earnestly believe themselves to be great – just as the best villains are heroes in their own film. My personal favourite is the Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez think piece, Gigli – which after multiple viewings still manages to surprise me with its terrible acting, nonsensical plot and outright offensive dialogue. The incredible Sylvester Stallone vehicle, Cobra, which is equal parts erotic thriller, ’80s action movie and Pepsi commercial, is a close second. (read more)

Sony RX100 VI review: a peerless point-and-shoot with a DSLR price tag

In 2018, when the best smartphones take phenomenal photographs, it is hard to justify a standalone camera. If you have a passion for photography, making the leap to a DSLR or mirrorless camera makes sense, but only if you’re prepared to invest in lenses and carry them with you wherever you go. Purchasing a point and shoot seems ridiculous, and yet, the photos I’ve taken with Sony’s RX100 VI — which is essentially a compact point and shoot camera — are some of the best I’ve taken. (read more)