Valerie Ettenhofer

Valerie Ettenhofer is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer, TV-lover, and mac and cheese enthusiast. As a Senior Contributor at Film School Rejects, she covers television through regular reviews and her recurring column, Episodes. She is also a voting member of the Critics Choice Association's television and documentary branches. Twitter: @aandeandval (She/her)
It Chapter Trailer

Shot by Shot with the ‘IT: Chapter 2’ Trailer

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

The Loser’s Club is back in the sequel to 2017’s record-breaking horror movie.

In the Game of Thrones, You Love and You Die

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

The first rule of ‘Game of Thrones’ is “Don’t fall in love.”


‘Hala’ is an Exquisite Coming-of-Age Story

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

A Muslim teen’s growing pains lead to one of the year’s best dramas.

Trial By Fire

Guilt is Complicated in The Death Row Drama ‘Trial By Fire’

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Laura Dern and Jack O’Connell act their asses off in this powerful true story.

Guava Island Glover

Donald Glover’s ‘Guava Island’ is A Lush and Sincere Folk Tale

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

The artist’s latest work with his Atlanta collaborators, a 55-minute movie co-starring Rihanna, dropped at Coachella.

Slut In A Good Way

‘Slut in a Good Way’ Takes Us Back to the Trials of Teen Life

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Girls just want to have fun in this imperfect but entertaining French-Canadian film, now in theaters.

Eve Killing Eve

‘Killing Eve’ Season 2 Review: Murder is Villanelle’s Love Language

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh continue their addictive, deadly dance in the award-winning series’ second season.

Arya Kill List

Arya Stark’s Kill List: A Retrospective

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Who else will meet the God of Death before Game of Thrones is over?

Game Of Thrones Where They Left

Game of Thrones: Where Every Character Left Off

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

From major players to wild cards, here’s a primer on everyone who could turn up in the final season.