It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the constant stream of articles, posts, and tweets. It’s hard to know what you’ve missed. To help with that, I compile a list of each month’s posts and reviews (i.e., the Reader’s Digest version of Opus).
Blaxploitation homage, epic fantasy, TV’s best sci-fi, Pixar’s latest, the return of Wonder Woman, and more.
Who knew nonsensical theology made for such awesome breakdowns?
Serene-yet-surreal electronic music inspired by “the light and space” of Canada’s national art museum.
Subscribers can listen to a journey through the shadowy nostalgia of vaporwave.
In this SCP Foundation-inspired fan film, an elite force investigates a cult compound. What could go wrong?
Dec 8: Harold Budd, 1936-2020
The noted ambient composer and pianist collaborated with the likes of Brian Eno, John Foxx, and Robin Guthrie.
Duncan Sumpner returns with another album of softly psyched-out folk music.
The Wonder Woman director is heading to Star Wars to make “the greatest fighter pilot movie of all time.”
David French’s latest column discusses the dark path that many Christian Trump supporters are heading down.
Critics find the new Wonder Woman movie to be excessive and over-the-top (in both good and bad ways).
Modern viewers may wince a bit at the more problematic aspects of this classic fantasy adventure from pre-Code Hollywood.
2021’s movies range from a clash between cinema’s greatest titans to Arthurian legend, from ambitious sci-fi to Nicolas Cage at his Nicolas Cage-iest.
Dec 23: “Palomino” by Heligoland
The Paris-based dreampop outfit has released a music video for their new single.
Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon a Time finally arrives in Japanese theaters on January 23.
This endearing Apple TV+ series about an American coaching an English soccer team is one of 2020’s true pop culture highlights.
One of my favorite Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes finds the fun in a goofy and bizarre plot.