Opus Digest for August 2021

A collection of Opus' best content from the previous month.

With a constant stream of articles, posts, and tweets it’s hard to know what you’ve missed. Therefore, I’ve compiled a list of the previous month’s best posts and reviews (i.e., the Reader’s Digest version of Opus).

Aug 1: August 2021’s Best Streaming Titles: Magnolia, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Evangelion, Jurassic Park

Epic melodrama, beloved police comedy, a long-awaited anime conclusion, dinosaurs, and more.

Aug 5: “Evening Sun” by Pearl & the Oysters

A video for the third single from the Florida-inspired psychedelic pop duo.

Aug 6: New Subscriber Playlist: “A Farewell to Summer”

Subscribers can listen to a collection of songs that help set the mood for the final days of Summer 2021.

Aug 6: Review Roundup: James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad

James Gunn returns with the year’s biggest superhero movie, but is it too much?

Aug 8: Ty Seidule’s Robert E. Lee and Me Is a Searing Indictment of the Confederate Icon (Review)

Blending personal memoir and history, Ty Seidule seeks to understand his veneration of the traitorous Confederate general.

Aug 14: mewithoutYou Begins Their Long Farewell

The eclectic post-punk band begins the end of a truly unique career with a pair of shows this weekend.

Aug 20: Why Yes, I Want to Nest My CSS

Coming soon, a better way for keeping your sites’ CSS organized and easy to maintain.

Aug 20: Sayonara, Evangelion

Hideaki Anno’s “Rebuild of Evangelion” ends the iconic anime series with one final apocalypse.

Aug 23: The Paper Tigers by Tran Quoc Bao (Review)

Tran Quoc Bao’s first feature film is a martial arts comedy gem.

Aug 24: “Sunrise” by Starflyer 59

The third single from the band’s next album, due out this October.

Aug 27: The Elevator Division Returns with “Words and Pictures”

The Kansas City post-punk group is set to release their first new music in almost two decades.

Aug 29: Night in Paradise by Park Hoon-jung (Review)

This ultra-bleak gangster drama from South Korea is enhanced by stunning cinematography and an ominous atmosphere.


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