Opus Digest for September 2020
Highlighting Opus' best content from the past month.
|Jason Morehead||Oct 1|
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 most notable posts and reviews (i.e., the Reader’s Digest version of Opus).
The return of Kermit and friends, a supernatural sci-fi thriller, Ahnuld’s greatest role, a 007 reboot, Disney live-action, and more.
Sep 2: Reacting to Reaction Videos
Who knew that watching somebody else enjoy something could be enjoyable in and of itself?
Does it make sense to pay extra to watch Disney’s live-action remake now, or can you wait until December?
Sep 4: “Bloom” by Airiel
A lovely-sounding precursor to the shoegazers’ upcoming EP.
Subscribers can listen to a selection of songs from artists who’ve toiled away on the fringes of Christian music.
Michael Cottone’s tribute to his neighborhood uses lush, pastoral soundscapes to evoke a sense of wonder.
The upcoming fantasy film from Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon will be the first animated feature on Apple TV+.
It looks about as epic as one could hope for a Dune movie — with one minor caveat.
The compilation highlights artists including Astrobrite, Auburn Lull, lovesliescrushing, Windy & Carl, and many more.
The Austin-based dreampop band ably conjures the spectre of ’90s Cocteau Twins in all its glory.
Rick Beato breaks down the song’s components to see how they form a gloomy pop masterpiece.
The vaporwave duo returns with another release that moves far beyond “traditional” vaporwave ideals.
30 years after its release, the Cocteau Twins’ 1990 masterpiece has lost none of its beauty or magic.
In the video for Makeup and Vanity Set’s new single, an algorithm reveals a man’s darkest secrets.
The bizarre trailer for the upcoming Disney+ miniseries has helped rekindle my interest in the MCU.
Jóhann Jóhannsson’s final work is this adaptation of a 1930 sci-fi novel about the end of humanity in the distant future.
Reflecting on the enduring beauty of Wong Kar-Wai’s masterpiece, two decades after its release.
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