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Opus Digest for May 2023
Some of my favorite things that I posted on Opus last month.
High school hilarity, Korean suspense, Keanu Reeves, melancholy fantasy, action-packed anime, and more.
The trailer works as well as it does because of Anderson’s easily identifiable — and easily replicable — aesthetic.
Sure to be the best “faith-based Western black exploitation kung fu action romantic comedy drama” of all time.
Critics respond to James Gunn’s final outing with Star-Lord, Rocket, and the rest of the Guardians.
It’s amazing just how good the Chicago shoegazers still sound after 20+ years.
The new owners include members of American Football and Polyvinyl Records.
With all of the requisite technobabble, of course.
Aarktica’s eleventh album is characterized by a peaceful, contemplative interplay between guitar, cello, and viola.
This month’s subscriber-only playlist and podcast episode explore twee’s earnest heartache.
May 24: My Favorite Tropes
No matter how many times I see them, they’re always satisfying.
I suppose that technically, it’s a car commercial. But that doesn’t detract from its coolness one bit.
May 27: New Music From The Mary Onettes
One of Sweden’s finest bands have released four new songs this year.