A listener’s guide to the next big sound out of South Korea

A listener’s guide to the next big sound out of South Korea

Comment on this storyComment Think of South Korea as a benevolent cultural volcano, sporadically erupting some new sound or style across the planet with little warning. It happened when “Gangnam Style” blew up 2012. It happened in 2020 when “Parasite” swept the Oscars and a year later with “Squid Game.” If history holds, it will … Read more

What to watch with your kids: ‘Barbie,’ ‘Oppenheimer’ and more

What to watch with your kids: ‘Barbie,’ ‘Oppenheimer’ and more

Comment on this storyComment Clever, colorful comedy with sophisticated themes, script. Writer-director Greta Gerwig’s all-star take on “Barbie” has a sophisticated message about feminism and the patriarchy (and, consequently, a screenplay that will probably go over younger kids’ heads). The movie follows “Stereotypical Barbie” (Margot Robbie) and her handsome but insecure (boy)friend, Ken (Ryan Gosling), … Read more