Opus Digest for May 2020
Highlighting Opus' best content from the past month.
|Jason Morehead||Jun 1|
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the constant stream of articles, posts, and tweets. It’s hard to know what you should read and what you’ve missed. To help with that, Opus subscribers get a list of each month’s most notable posts and reviews (i.e., the Reader’s Digest version of Opus).
Airbending, stand-up comedy, the Caped Crusader, stop-motion animation, and more.
Enter a musical world where Slayer, Katrina and the Waves, the Jackson 5, Van Halen, and countless others were destined to be together.
Subscribers can listen to a deep dive into the discography of one of my favorite pop groups.
Alex Garland’s latest explores free will, determinism, and the nature of reality against a Silicon Valley backdrop.
The four-hour-long film will feature “insights and anecdotes from an extensive collection of experts and iconic talent.”
During times of fear and stress, like a global pandemic, conspiracy theories offer a false sense of agency and control.
From its lifeless 3DCG animation to its nonsensical storyline, the latest Ghost in the Shell title underwhelms in every way.
May 14: “Deep Blue” by The Midnight
All of the usual elements in The Midnight’s ‘80s-tastic sound are there in full measure, and thankfully so.
Critics are singing the praises of Andrew Patterson’s directorial debut.
In just seven minutes, Sasse dismissed psychology, mocked students’ fitness, insulted Jeremys everywhere, and much more.
The duo’s latest collection of nostalgia-soaked songs contains some of their most abstract and affecting music to date.
Amazon’s latest sci-fi series is set in a small midwestern town where strange phenomena occurs every day.
May 24: The Wanting Mare
This Shane Carruth-produced fantasy film looks impressive.
Robert Rich’s latest album is a response to listeners’ requests for music that can help them during these uncertain times.
May 31: Remembering George Floyd
There are centuries-old systems in this country that have lead to tragedies like George Floyd’s death.
Click here to see everything I published on Opus in the month of May 2020.
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