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Archita Mittra

https://architamittra.wordpress.com/

Archita Mittra is a writer and artist, with a fondness for dark and fantastical things She completed her B.A (2018) and M.A (2020) in English Literature from Jadavpur University and a Diploma in Multimedia and Animation from St. Xavier’s College. When she isn’t writing speculative fiction or drawing fanart, she can be found playing indie games, making jewelry out of recycled material, reading a dark fantasy novel, baking cakes, or deciding which new Tarot deck to buy. She lives in Kolkata (India) with her family and rabbits but may be found online on Twitter (@architamittra) and Instagram (@architamittra).

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The Green Knight: A Review

David Lowery’s The Green Knight (2021) deviates significantly from the medieval romance it is based upon. Along with the lush cinematography, Dev Patel as Sir Gawain delivers a compelling performance. The film is deliberately slow, meditative, and ambiguous, raising important questions about chivalry and toxic masculinity that it doesn’t quite answer. In this retelling, Gawain […]Read More

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7 Best Moments in Marvel’s Loki (2021)

The Loki series may have changed the MCU forever. The Timeline is now free, leaving the stage open for multiverses to interact and co-exist. Moreover, it turns out that the Infinity Stones aren’t THAT powerful in the grand scheme of things – the workers at TVA use them as paperweights. Joining the TVA and encountering […]Read More

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What Loki (2021) Means For the Future of the MCU

Marvel’s Loki was a pretty ambitious show, giving the God of Mischief a chance to be a hero and simultaneously rewriting the history of the MCU. In fact, the events of Loki could have far-reaching consequences on the MCU, allowing for multiple realities, timelines and different versions of the same character (“variants”) to coexist, thus […]Read More

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6 Easter Eggs in Marvel’s Loki (2021)

The Loki series is littered with Easter Eggs and references to past Marvel movies, Norse myths, and random nods to pop culture. Episode 5, which is set in the Void (where elements from branching timelines are dumped) is particularly a goldmine for obscure allusions to the comics and other Disney media. Here are some of […]Read More

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Our Favorite Characters From Sweet Tooth, Ranked

The new fantasy drama series Sweet Tooth (now streaming on Netflix) is a refreshing take on the apocalypse genre, filled with anthropomorphic characters, sweeping shots of the wilderness, and an engaging storyline about family families and the quest to uncover one’s true identity.    Here are some of our favorite characters from the show, ranked: 1. […]Read More

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5 Shows Similar To The Fantasy Drama Series Sweet Tooth

The new fantasy drama series Sweet Tooth (now streaming on Netflix) is a mix of many different things: viral pandemics, surviving in the wilderness, anthropomorphic children, unlikely found families, genetic experiments gone wrong, and civilization attempting to rebuild itself after an apocalypse. Adapted from the comic books by Jeff Lemire, the show is bittersweet, poignant, […]Read More

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5 Reasons to Watch Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth (now streaming on Netflix) is a lovely fantasy drama series that features a viral pandemic, very adorable half-human and half-animal children, and some nasty hunters. Based on the comic books by Jeff Lemire, the series is a novel take on the apocalypse genre where the deaths of thousands due to a new virus […]Read More

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What’s Florence Pugh’s Future in the Marvel Universe?

The much-awaited Black Widow (2021) movie features our favorite Avenger (played by Scarlett Johannsson) retracing her family roots and facing her past tormentors. It turns out that Natasha Romanoff did have a family after all, including adopted sister Yelena Belova (Florence Pugh). Similar to Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), Black Widow is an equally wholesome […]Read More

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Shiva Baby (2021): A Review

Written and directed by Emma Seligman, Shiva Baby focuses on Danielle (Rachel Sennot), a young Jewish bisexual woman who attends a “shiva” (the Jewish morning period for first-degree relatives) with her family and bumps into her sugar daddy and ex-girlfriend, along with other nosy relatives at the venue. Chaos, hilarity, and awkwardness ensue. At just 78 minutes, […]Read More

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Sweet Tooth Showcases The Importance of Found Families

Sweet Tooth, based on the comic book series of the same name, is a charming fantasy drama series that highlights the importance of found family narratives. The show is set in a sort-of apocalyptic world where a viral pandemic called “The Sick” has ravaged a good portion of the population, following which most of the […]Read More