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Archita Mittra

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).


Lucifer Season 5, Part Two: A Review

Last year in the middle of the pandemic, when the first half of Lucifer’s fifth season dropped on Netflix, it was a breath of fresh air. It introduced Tom Ellis in a double role: in addition to playing the Devil, he also portrayed his evil twin (the archangel Michael) impersonating Lucifer, and pulled it off […]Read More


Rewriting Character Arcs: Why We Need the Loki Series

Superhero movies often have very clear-cut distinctions between good and evil, and who the protagonist and the antagonist are. After all, it is quite clear that Batman is on our side and the Joker isn’t. The Avengers, despite their internal fissures, are right when they band together to defeat Thanos. Heroes can mess up and […]Read More


Our Favorite Characters from Shadow and Bone, Ranked

The Netflix series Shadow and Bone introduced the viewers to a wonderful cast of interesting and loveable characters, each with a convincing back-story, believable motivations, and well-written development arcs. From Alina’s naïve origins to her awakening as the Sun Summoner, Inej trying to escape her past life by going on a heist mission with the […]Read More


5 Enthralling Visual Novels Set in An Alternate World

Visual novels may have originated in Japan, but their popularity has spread worldwide. Most of them offer little interactivity in terms of gameplay, although some, like dating sims, might ask you to make strategic choices from time to time. Instead, they focus more on telling an engaging story, with a mix of text and graphics. […]Read More


5 Short Indie Games About Death

Dying in video games usually isn’t that big of a deal – you either respawn or begin a new game. And killing enemies and fighting bosses while on a quest doesn’t generally come with consequences. But death is an integral, if not an unavoidable part of life, and these short indie games listed below are […]Read More


Shadow and Bone: 5 Reasons Why The Show Nailed It

Netflix’s fantasy drama series Shadow and Bone has been a wondrous success. It masterfully brings to life Leigh Bardugo’s enchanting Grishaverse universe-a world rife with magic, intrigue, secrets, and violence- with a cast of engaging characters, and an enthralling plot that features a heist, a lot of romance, and some fierce friendships. Here are some […]Read More


Shadow and Bone: A Review

Netflix’s Shadow and Bone, which was just picked up for a second season, is based on Leigh Bardugo’s best-selling titular novel, but it may be more fitting to say that it is an adaptation of the author’s Grishaverse universe- a fictional world filled with magic, splendor, romance, and intrigue, portrayed on-screen with stellar art direction. […]Read More