Author archive for Indrapramit Das

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    Brief Thoughts: Aliette de Bodard’s In The Vanishers’ Palace

    Aliette de Bodard’s novella IN THE VANISHERS’ PALACE turns the devastating aftermath of colonialism into a wave that warps...

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    Brief Thoughts: Eighth Grade (2018)

    Bo Burnham’s EIGHTH GRADE really drives home how often teen movies feel like period pieces predicated on nostalgia even...

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    Upcoming Anthology: New Suns

    I wrote a story called ‘The Shadow We Cast Through Time’, featuring exoplanetary folklore, deep space myth, and extraterrestrial...

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    Upcoming Anthology: The Outcast Hours

    When I worked night shifts on-call as a dog hotel attendant in Vancouver, people kept telling me to write...

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    Brief Thoughts: Halloween (2018)

    Went to the movies for David Gordon Green’s new HALLOWEEN to cheer myself up. After all, a cinematic manifestation...

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    Brief Thoughts: Apostle (2018)

    Gareth Evans’ APOSTLE is a stylishly unsubtle fable about the cultish brutality of ideological extremism, whether manifest in religious...

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    Brief Thoughts: First Man (2018)

    Damien Chazelle’s FIRST MAN paints Armstrong’s ascent to the Moon as an escape from grief and familial responsibility, the...

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    Brief Thoughts: You Were Never Really Here (2017)

    Lynne Ramsay’s YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE: the plot of a pulpy action thriller subsumed into a hypnotic meditation...

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    Brief Thoughts: Succession

    SUCCESSION is a fucking *beast*. The One Percent as deliciously, beautifully human as only fiction can make them, impressive...

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    Book Review: Ambiguity Machines and Other Stories by Vandana Singh

    ‘Even when Vandana Singh’s stories are about saving worlds, they’re not. They’re about how we tell stories about saving...

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