movie: Mayday in 3D

Mayday is my favorite Taiwanese band. I love how they are sort of some movie stars having been featured in Love of May, which starred Chen Bo-lin and introduced Crystal Liu (Wang Lee Hom’s leading lady in Love in Disguise). And now, they have a new movie, or rather, a “concept film”, Mayday 3DNA, that…

quirky Asia: Maru the cat

I have been spending most of this Saturday watching videos of Maru, dubbed as the “funniest cat on the planet”. Maru is a Scottish Fold cat who lives in Japan and loves boxes and paperbags. Watch his video here: I love dogs (yes Jay Chou, gou, gou, gou, gou). The only reason why I don’t…

Jay Chou’s game with the (dogs) paps

I like Jay Chou but his current favorite game of playing cat and mouse with the paps, then taunting them afterwards, is no longer fun to watch. I know. He’s perhaps the most-chased star by the paps in Taiwan. And his hate-hate relationship with the paps has been immortalized in one of his songs, Besieged…

movie: Ananda, Mario & Ploy in Kurosawa

I am able to watch a Thai movie whenever @jovefrancisco is in town and tonight, it was this period movie called The Outrage that was inspired from Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon. I attempted to watch Rashomon, trying to be a good student of Japanese films, but I stopped midway. So shoot me. And I was ready…