August 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: Batman Begins, Voltron, Shaun of the Dead, Jiro Dreams of Sushi & more
Also: Kevin Smith’s debut, Keanu Reeves, Anton Chigurh, The Good Place, Jet Li, High Noon, and the Blair Witch.
Weekend Reads: Myst’s Legacy, Tsutomu Nihei’s Blame!, James Gunn’s Firing, Patriotism in Sports & more
Also: Life-changing video games, special effects movies, rebooting Buffy, and the upside of email.
Pastoral post-rock, ominous-yet-lovely electronic, contemplative electro-classical, krautrock-inspired cinematic music, and glassy dreampop.
Nathan Fillion makes an awesome fan film, Godzilla comes stomping back, and DC’s new titles lighten the mood a little.
Are we really OK with operating under the assumption that people can’t change and mature over the years?
Weekend Reads: Die Hard Turns 30, Hannah Gadsby, Floppy Disk Albums, Luke Skywalker, the World Cup & more
Also: 2001, The Atomic Cafe, the Ultima video games, Akira’s influence, Ant-Man and the Wasp, The Dark Knight, comic book industry woes, Ingmar Bergman, and vintage computers.
After recently introducing our kids to the classic film trilogy, I’ve been thinking about it ever since.
The Council’s latest takes the Ghost Box aesthetic in more straightforward — though still odd and otherworldly — directions.
Weekend Reads: RIP Richard Swift, Akira, Zooropa, Praising RSS, Reassessing the Sexual Revolution & more
Also: Enter the Dragon’s overrated-ness, alone in the universe, saving government websites, Google’s quandaries, Tim Berners-Lee, and the weirdness of zero.
The Mary Onettes return with more dreamy pop, Mondo Grosso delivers euphoric electronica, and Pure Bathing Culture cover The Blue Nile.
A live-action take on an anime classic, a new martial arts/sci-fi series, and one of the biggest video games gets a TV series.