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)

Gillian Flynn’s Dark America

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Deadly obsessions take charge in adaptations of ‘Gone Girl’ and ‘Sharp Objects.’

The Hard-Won ’80s Empowerment of ‘Pose’ and ‘GLOW’

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Two excellent summer shows portray the struggles and successes of marginalized dreamers.

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The Best Movies Directed By Women of 2018 So Far

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

It’s already been a standout year for female filmmakers.

American Animals Biopics For Bad People

Why Do Good Biopics Happen to Bad People?

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

‘American Animals’ is the latest in a series of questionably necessary antihero true stories.

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23 Great Shows You Should Binge Watch During Pride Month

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

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

21 Witchy Movies to Keep You Spellbound Until ‘Suspiria’

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Why wait until November to live deliciously?

‘The Tale’ Is An Important Movie

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

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

Hiro Murai Has Mastered the Art of the Gut Punch

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

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

Addictive Tv Mysteries

The 17 Most Addictive TV Mysteries

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

These whodunits are perfectly bingeable.