Author: Valerie Ettenhofer

Bay Area freelance writer, podcast producer, TV lover, and cheese plate enthusiast.

23 Great Shows You Should Binge During Pride

Celebrate strides in LGBTQ+ representation with 23 shows you can watch right now.

21 Witchy Movies to Keep You Spellbound Until ‘Suspiria’

Why wait until November to live deliciously?

‘The Tale’ Is An Important Movie

The Sundance favorite brings a harrowing story out of the shadows.

Hiro Murai Has Mastered the Art of the Gut Punch

The 'Atlanta,' 'Barry,' and 'This is America' director has cultivated an impressive, distinct filmmaking voice.

The 17 Most Addictive TV Mysteries

These whodunits are perfectly bingeable.

‘Lost’ and The Legacy of Non-Linear TV

A decade after the show’s fourth season finale, we examine TV puzzle-boxes, from ‘The Prisoner’…

13 Upcoming Shows That Could Be the Next ‘Game of Thrones’

'Westworld' is just the tip of the iceberg.

The Visual Poetry of Lynne Ramsay

The ‘You Were Never Really Here’ and ‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’ director composes…

‘Killing Eve’ is Fresh Blood for Crime-Fighting Heroines

On TV, women who hunt killers often follow a predictable path. BBC America’s latest throws…

‘Eighth Grade’ Review: Teens and Technology Done Right (For Once)

Bo Burnham's narrative feature debut finds humor and hope in a painfully realistic middle school…