Trippy visuals, ambitious stories, and melodramatic dialog captured the spirit of one of Marvel’s greatest and noblest heroes.
Ichikawa Raizō stars as a cynical samurai in this film series that straddles the line between arthouse and exploitation filmmaking.
If video games are ever to be considered “art,” then gamers need to let them take some hard knocks.
My Favorite Songs of 2019: American Football, City Girl, ISON, Pedro the Lion, Robert Rich, Starflyer 59 & more
I listened to a lot of music this year; these 25 songs were the ones that stuck with me throughout the last 12 months.
When you’re DMing for kids, focus on the fun and exploration — and don’t be afraid to get a little gross.
The fundamentalism I experienced in the religious circles of my youth can now be found in progressive and “woke” circles.
Filled with stunning artwork and a trippy-yet-emotional storyline, Black Science is a top-shelf sci-fi adventure.
The One who created, with extravagance, the galaxies and their billions of stars relates to lowly humans with a similar extravagance.
Since its 1995 debut, Evangelion has become one of the most popular, influential, and controversial anime titles of all time.
For 25 years, Jason Martin has delivered one solid tune after another. These are some of his best.
Starflyer 59’s songs often wax nostalgic and wonder where life has gone. Their latest album is the culmination of that line of thinking.
Christians have often been guilty of promoting and encouraging art that denies the complexities of human existence.
If you’ve ever found a new favorite album, movie, etc., through my writing, consider becoming an Opus supporter today.
This took me down a very specific nostalgia trail.
My Favorite Songs of 2018: Fine China, Damien Jurado, Khruangbin, Low, The Mary Onettes, Ride, Silk Demon & more
I listened to a lot of music this year; these 21 tracks were the ones I kept coming back to with each passing month.
Easily one of the most exhilarating and entertaining superhero movies I’ve ever seen, and all the moreso for its inclusivity.
The pastor was arrested along with his wife and parishioners by the Chinese government.
We all have epistemic blind spots of which we are completely unaware.
For better or worse, the internet has become a big collective memory organ.
A rousing, strongly principled adventure story that I would’ve loved to read back in 5th grade (but I still enjoyed it as an adult).