The stand-alone cinema halls have mostly been replaced by cineplexes within shopping malls. Sadly, the once popular Capitol Theatre in the former Wolferstan Road, Melaka is left to languish in its own ruins.
The roof is missing, the curtains are gone but the four walls stand like stoic reminder of its glory days. Inside, lie the dilapidated remains of an empty stage, projection holes, collapsed terrace and abandoned box office. Near a door, a mysterious mannequin stand like an usher on duty. She weeps silently.
Olympus OM-D, ISO 200, f5.6, 1/200 sec.