This works great on a host that has php safe mode on. I however installed the plugin today on my production box, and getting a parse error. Here's what the log says. Love to see this working again.
2012/01/16 23:52:23 [error] 3876#0: *4628 FastCGI sent in stderr: "PHP Parse error: syntax error, unexpected $end in /usr/share/nginx/www/wp-content/plugins/mad-mimi/mad-mimi.php on line 512