Archives For July 2009

Woah, long time no Yu posting! LOL

I dunno if anyone’s seen this, but it’s a discovery for me.
Je detest lire, et ecrire en francais aussi.
Les accents, je les detest!

Anyway! From H Magazine~~~
Manga mitai ni Ikitai

Something like Comic’06 – Living (or I want to live) like Manga –
or Manga-looking Life. LOL’ Japanese is all about interpretation xD

Tekkonkinkreet is one of my fave Yu projects~

H Magazine - Tekkon

Continue Reading…

First, Bibi (who loves David Tao, and now shares record company with)
Then Seo Taiji~~~
Now turns out David Tao’s about to release a new album called Opus 69-
I’m lacking the oxygen to process any spazz~

Three years in the waiting!! LOL

David Tao - Opus 69

And I love the almost pretentious name explanation, Ha!

David Tao comes back with his new album in three years titled Opus 69. The number in the title references a number of things, among which is that it’s the singer-songwriter’s 6th album and 9th CD. Besides, David was born in the summer of ’69, and the symbol of his zodiac sign, Cancer, resembles “69”. Moreover, in the ancient text of I-Ching, 6 and 9 symbolize “change” and “rebirth”, and the numbers when pronounced in Japanese are similar to “rock”, which is what this highly anticipated album is about!

Damn! Check out the pre-orders in YesAsia.

Have you noticed I’m very Chinese at the moment? xD

Not Coraline or Alice in Wonderland wicked,
but still worth watching~
And it’s filled with celebrity voices…
like George Clooney (Mr. Fox), Meryl Streep (Mrs. Fox), Michael Gambon,
Willem Dafoe, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Jason Schwartzman, Adrien Brody
Brian Cox, Anjelica Huston and even Wes Anderson who is also directing this
stop-motion animated film… hmm,
do I see a new Best Animated Feature nominee here?

That I don’t longer really support Western music?
After all, one might risk being sued even for sampling work before thinking of buying.

I mean, you do get a drive before you get convinced of getting a new car.
I can, after all, also ask for my cousin’s car for a drive…

I admit it. I don’t buy as much stuff as I used to, but can you blame me?
I was a 17-year-old with my parents’ credit card access…
I bought a lot of crap. A lot of crap that I don’t use anymore, but keep
because it’s money. So do you blame me for not wanting to buy more crap anymore?

What did I just get? Three albums, and one DVD (two, if you count the one that comes as extra)
All Asian products. These cost more than regular American stuff
so I need to cut back even more on stuff I get. LOL
so only top-rated or fan stuff make it~~~ xD

From the things I just got, it’s two Faye Wong albums which I downloaded last year.
DOWNLOAD. Now I’ve bought them as imports. Cost even more money. LOL
However, they’re very awesome albums, and worth buying.
I’m also looking for a copy of To Love, and almost lost money
while trying to purchase from eBay.
Then… the crap I’m not buying and people are suing for? Not so much.

I also bought Bibi’s Time album that comes with mini PB and DVD~
that’s loads of extras for the price of a regular album almost…
also… I’m a fan of Bibi… after I DOWNLOADED her music.

I also bought Don’t Laugh at my Romance on a HongKong Region DVD
that comes with English subs… Japan version doesn’t…
I saw the film as a DOWNLOAD.
I’m also a fan of Yu Aoi after I DOWNLOADED her films.

got the trend?

Yes. Downloading music (or films etc) and profiting from it is wrong. I don’t buy piracy.
Yes. Saying you’re a fan of something you’ve never physically supported is wrong,
but not as wrong… sometimes, people just can’t. Though they should find a way…
opening a fanclub… spreading the word it’s at least something…
No, downloading music is not like stealing a car. Downloading music is like asking your
cousin if you can use his car, just like he asks if he can take your bike out for a ride.
I might end up buying a car, or not… just as he might get a bike, if he finds it useful.

But this industry wants me to buy crap. I’m not buying.

It feels like FOREVER.
Just like Paris, Je t’Aime.
When did I first blog the trailer??
Nearly a year ago~~~

New York I Love You Poster

How do you feel about the poster? Better than the first image, I think. But Paris, Je t’Aime pawns.

Just like before, the collection of shorts has loads of people. Natalie Portman has two shorts in it, one as an actress on Mira Nair’s short, and one directing (exciting!) – most exciting? Shunji Iwai’s short!! Though it’s with Orlando Bloom, Shunji Iwai makes movie magic oftentimes~ And I’ve been waiting new Shunji Iwai films since… since… since Hana & Alice which was released in 2004.

Not like I waited since 2004, since I just discovered him. LOL