Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Arthouse films, glitter, CES, space, food and more in our internet round-up

Communicating From the Far Side of the Moon The far side of the moon (often mistakenly referred to as the “dark side” of the moon) never faces Earth due to the sphere’s elliptical orbit and synchronous rotation. For the first time, information—including a photograph—has been transmitted from the hemisphere by way of China’s National Space Administration’s Yutu-2 rover. While this might not seem like that big of …

Upcoming Arthouse Films

Thanks to Dazed, there’s a new list of the 11 most exciting arthouse films coming out this year. All of them are “criminally overlooked arthouse oddities” that deserve as many viewers as blockbusters. From Jia Zhangke’s Ash is The Purest White, to Simon Amstell’s semi-autobiographical Benjamin, to coming of age stories, horror-comedies, tales about sex workers, neo-fables and more, the list is delightfully diverse—in terms …

Billie Eilish: When I Was Older (Music Inspired By The Film Roma)

Inspired by Alfonso Cuarón’s breathtaking (and Netflix-distributed) film Roma, sad-pop sensation Billie Eilish’s “When I Was Older” delicately addresses alienation. Over a beat that murmurs like a heart under duress, the track’s lyrics bleed slippery, auto-tuned pools of humanity. It’s another captivating glimpse of Eilish’s vision prior to the release of her debut LP.