Akash Singh

Featured Critic
Akash J. Saran (He/They) is a featured critic at That Shelf. Akash is several things in training: an attorney, novelist, and an experienced sodomite. They enjoy period pieces starring Dev Patel, films about writers making it in New York City, and the Paddington Cinematic Universe.


Articles by Akash Singh:


  • January 1, 2023

    His Dark Materials Season 3 Review

    The final season of His Dark Materials wraps an ambitious and flawed adaptation of Phillip Pullman’s celebrated book trilogy.

  • December 13, 2022

    The Crown Season 5 Review

    Netflix’s hit drama has absolutely no idea what story it’s trying to tell, more obviously now than ever before.

  • November 1, 2022

    House of the Dragon Season 1 Finale Review

    “There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.” – Niccolo Machiavelli House of the Dragon ends with a tragedy that compels itself through a feeling of inevitability. Once Alicent (Olivia […]