Monthly Media Roundup: September 2020

We hope you are all doing well and have been having a good semester! In case you’ve been a bit busy with classes and adjusting to the new format of learning, we have gathered a good amount of media that has come out in September. Keep reading to find out what they are, enjoy!

*Disclaimer: Some language and content may not be suitable for all audiences*

New Movie & Tv Releases

When Enola Holmes, Sherlock Holmes’s teen sister, discovers her mother is missing, she sets off to find her as she outwits her famous brother and unravels a dangerous conspiracy around a mysterious young Lord in the Netflix Original, Enola Holmes.

Sinister characters converge around a young man devoted to protecting those he loves in a postwar backwoods town teeming with corruption and brutality in Netflix’s The Devil All the Time.

The Social Dilemma on Netflix explores the dangerous human impact of social networking, with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations.

Julie is a teenage girl who finds her passion for music and life with the help of three teen boys (The Phantoms) who have been dead for 25 years. Julie, in turn, helps them become the band they were never able to be. In the Netflix original, Julie and the Phantoms, which is an adaption of the Brazilian series, Julie e os Fantasmas.

Decades after the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, middle-aged Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence find themselves as martial-arts rivals again in the series Cobra Kai on Netflix.

Becoming on Disney+ presents the origin stories of entertainers and athletes in their own words. Each subject takes a trip down memory lane for an intimate look at the struggles and successes that led them to where they are today.

In the Apple TV+ original, Ted Lasso, U.S. American Football coach Ted Lasso heads to the UK to manage a struggling London football team in the top flight of English football. There’s only one thing, he knows absolutely nothing about the sport.

Music & Podcast Corner

September by Earth, Wind & Fire

We can’t believe Earth, Wind & Fire created the month of September! All the other months simply cannot compare. Turns out there’s no significance to the date September 21st, only that it fit the song the best! Hey, who are we to argue?!

Lost in Translation by The Neighbourhood

The Neighbourhood channels their alter ego, Chip Chrome & the Mono-Tones, in their new retro-futuristic music video. Lost in Translation has a more upbeat vibe than what the Neighbourhood has produced previously. In the beginning before transitioning into the song they actually sample The Manhattans’ Wish That You Were Mine.

Learn more about the albums you love with the podcast, Dissect. Analyzing one album per season, one song per episode, Dissect dives deep into albums.

The Rewatchables is a film podcast from the Ringer Podcast Network that discusses movies they can’t seem to stop watching. Featuring The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and others from the Ringer universe.

Good News of the Month:

Getting to Know Neighbors Will Get Easier As H&R Block and Nextdoor Fund 10 Projects to Reduce Isolation By Good News Network

H&R Block and Nextdoor chose 10 community projects to fund to help build communities, reduce social isolation, and improve the quality of life in neighborhoods. They began in January 2020 unaware of what was to come but COVID-19 made their mission all the more compelling. Check out the article to find out what kind of projects they’re working on.

Rallying After North Dakota Farmer’s Heart Attack, Neighbors Swoop in to Save His 1,000-Acre Harvest By Judy Cole

In North Dakota, September is harvest time. That was until the unthinkable happened to farmer, Lane Unhjem. Unhjem’s combine caught fire and he went into cardiac arrest. With many crops yet to be harvested, Unhjem and his family were looking at a major financial hit. That was until neighbors, friends, and family stepped in to help!

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