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Archita Mittra

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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).

ENTERTAINMENT

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

ENTERTAINMENT

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

ENTERTAINMENT

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

ENTERTAINMENT

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

ENTERTAINMENT

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

ENTERTAINMENT

5 Goth Anime to Check Out

With thousands of anime series widely available and hundreds of new shows releasing each year, there’s an anime for everyone. So whether you like something slice-of-life and wholesome, or an epic high fantasy saga spanning over three hundred episodes, there are plenty of options to cater to your viewing tastes and favorite genres. For those […]Read More

GAMING

5 Soon-To-Be-Released Indie Games We’re Hyped About

Diving into niche indie games opens up a goldmine of innovative and experimental storytelling. These projects take creative risks that mainstream AAA titles often avoid. They can be silly, surreal, and sometimes even life-altering. While certain titles get a lot of mainstream attention, other projects often fall off the radar.  Here are a few soon-to-be-released […]Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Violet Evergarden is a Love Letter to the Lost Art

In an age of emails, texting apps, and video calls, writing letters that take days or weeks to reach the recipient may seem a strange and old-fashioned practice. After all, why write down your thoughts on a piece of paper when you can call up your partner right away? But letter writing is more than […]Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

In Defense of Anthony Mackie: Ship Wars and Queer Baiting

Marvel’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (now streaming on Disney+) portrayed a wholesome friendship between the show’s titular characters. In addition to fighting side by side, we also got to see Sam and Bucky rolling in a field, brush their knees during therapy, fix a boat together and enjoy a family cookout. Naturally, fans shipped them […]Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

4 Reasons Why You Need to Watch Demon Slayer: Kimestu

The 26-episode anime adaptation of Demon Slayer: Kimestu No Yaiba released in 2019 to rave reviews, with some regarding it as one of the best shows of the decade. It follows the story of Tanjiro, whose family is slaughtered, and his sister Nezuko is turned into a demon. Soon, he becomes embroiled in the workings […]Read More