The Korean Film Archive has been putting up classic Korean films for free on YouTube for some years now, complete and with English subtitles.
Have you ever wondered what the Grammys would look like if it only awarded undiscovered artists? Here's a compilation of some of the best undiscovered music on the subreddit r/listentothis for the year 2019.
- Anish Daolagupu
How Mint, a smaller, younger outlet, beat Economic Times.
- Chitranshu Tewari
Shooting An Elephant George Orwell
It's a compilation of essays, but do read the essay with the same name as the book. A simple anecdote of a white man going to kill a mad elephant, written in the most descriptive way.
- Veena Nair
The Darjeeling Limited Wes Anderson
A lovely movie on confused white men and their journeys in India. It is Wes Anderson subtle dig and self-deprecation at the orientalist depiction of the subcontinent in Western cinema. The movie also has a great score and photography.
- Ayush Tiwari
The trailer for Wes Anderson's latest upcoming movie dropped this week, but far more exciting is this letter the legendary Steely Dan wrote to Anderson in 2006. Donald Fagen and Walter Becker each offered up a title song for Anderson's next work, writing: "you must be aware that your career as an auteur is mirrored in the lives of your beloved characters as they struggle in vain to duplicate early glories".
Every word is gold.
- Jayashree Arunachalam