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)

Revisiting Derry: How Last Year’s Horror Breakout ‘IT’ Is Better The Second Time Around

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

The horror adaptation gets better each time you watch.

Films Directed By Women

81 Movies Directed by Women to Look Forward to in 2018

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

We’re making #52filmsbywomen easy for you this year.

Rewind Tvepisodes

The 17 Best TV Scenes of 2017

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

From early episodes to series finales, these were the best scenes on TV this year.

Kylo Ren Main Ebb

The Adam Driver Starter Kit

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

If you need a break from hating Kylo Ren, check out ten of Adam Driver’s best roles.

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Growing Pains: ‘Juno’ at 10

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

The coming-of-age comedy deserves celebration–and not just because of its killer script.


In ‘Three Billboards,’ A Good Man Is Hard to Find

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Martin McDonagh’s latest toys with absurdism to create something profound.

Alias Grace

The Language of ‘Alias Grace’ Spins an Intricate Web

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Sarah Polley’s script makes for a thrilling domestic mystery.

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Samara Weaving isn’t Scared Anymore

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

The ubiquitous actress talks ‘Mayhem’ and getting over her fear of scary movies.

Gilmore Girls

Five Shows to Watch After You Enjoy ‘Lady Bird’

By Valerie Ettenhofer 

Keep the momentum going after finishing Gerwig’s coming-of-age film.