Mental Imagery

New evidence from MRI studies suggests that mental images are generated or at least processed by the same brain structures which process real-world-image data form the retina.

Prospero

After a few months queued up, Jeff’s found me a laserdisc copy of Prospero’s Books on Ebay. Haven’t seen it since the premiere — Sacha Vierny’s lovely side-scrolling tracking in the set pieces (especially the opening credits) is lovely as ever, tho some other bits (Caliban’s cave) are very BBC. Still, a fine thing.

Proverbs

Listening to Steve Reich’s Proverbs. “How small a thought it takes to fill a whole life” Rain on the bamboo.

Clooney in Space

Hmmm…a teaser trailer of Steven Soderbergh’s version of Solaris is up on Apple’s Quicktime site… George Clooney as Chris Kelvin Hmmm