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)
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A Celebration of LGBTQ Movies and Shows with Happy Endings

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

‘Love, Simon’ joins an important, ever-growing list: joyful representations of LGBTQ characters on screen.

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‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2 Review: Not So Super

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Without a propulsive central arc to hold Hell’s Kitchen together, Marvel’s once-great show has few strengths left.

20 Kid and Teen Books Hollywood Should Adapt After ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Nothing is unfilmable anymore; let’s put these childhood favorites on the big (or small) screen.

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Timothée Chalamet Deserves to Win Best Actor

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

The young actor’s vulnerability and nuance deserve recognition.

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The Kids Are More Than Alright

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Kids on film offer their profoundly simple take on the world: adults would do well to pay attention.

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Why We Love the Love Stories That Don’t Happen

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

In movies and on TV, heartbreak and missed connections can be as powerful as lasting love.

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Women in Horror From A to Z

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Celebrate Women in Horror Month with a rundown of the genre greats.

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Where to Watch This Year’s Oscar Nominees

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

How many of these films will you see before March 4th?

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The Ballad of Jesse Pinkman

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Remembering the tragic heart of ‘Breaking Bad’ 10 years later.