Just saw Tokyo Godfathers’ (haven’t seen this, but I’m encouraged now) creator Satoshi Kon’s visually stunning Paprika (Quicktime trailer; Japanese Flash trailer): 29 year old Dr. Atsuko Chiba is an attractive but modest Japanese research psychotherapist whose work is on the cutting edge of her field. Her alter-ego is a stunning and fearless 18 year old â€œdream detective,â€ code named PAPRIKA, who can enter into peopleâ€™s dreams and synchronize with their unconscious to help uncover the source of their anxiety or neurosis. Must, must, must-see.
Enter my long-standing, semi-obsessive fascination with ear-cleaning: [Coden’s] line of Ear Scopes, combine a pick with a small video camera and allow you to actually watch what’s going on while you scrape around and try to avoid puncturing your eardrum.
Less than an hour old: Long story short: If you downloaded WordPress 2.1.1 within the past 3-4 days, your files may include a security exploit that was added by a cracker, and you should upgrade all of your files to 2.1.2 immediately. Upgrade on this site in progress… DONE!
PinoyPost interviews film critic Noel Vera on Philippine Cinema, in large part, based on the Fil-Am experience. If you hesitate -you shouldn’t- to purhcase his Critic After Dark book, this is a great primer. Five months late, though.
Local band Narda will have their last gig at Saguijo on April 12. Sad news for the fanboy that is me, of course. Though, frontwoman Katwo does have a new all-girl band, Duster (photos here).