Of Wim Wenders' Tokyo-ga : he "had been influenced from an early age by Ozu's work, and he decided to go to Japan while in the middle of making Paris, Texas. During the break in the making of the film in Los Angeles, Wim boarded a 747 and flew across the Pacific to Tokyo, a place he had never been to before". That appeals to me.
Seen plenty of Half-Life casemods? How about Project Bender instead? ^_^
By way of rabitguy, a comprehensive, unofficial guide to the DVD format.
And if you're within reach of the Bullring in Birmingham, the Reg notes the Apple Store's opening at 6pm on the 29th, for Tiger's launch. "Apple is offering a Digital Lifestyle Collection prize draw. There's a 20in-screen iMac up for grabs with a stack of peripherals, together worth £2,145. Scratchcards will be handed out too, offering visitors the chance to win notebooks, iPods and other prizes. And the first 1,500 folk through the door will take home a commemorative T-shirt, Apple said."
And the second part of the Doctor Who "Aliens of London" story must count as.. well, I believe the technical term is "stonking".
Mmm. Taramasalata and Bavarian ham makes a really good sandwich combination.