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Elisabeth Rappe

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Favorite Quote: “A man's got to know his limitations.”

Clint Eastwood, Magnum Force


‘The Changeling’ Is The Scariest Movie Ever Made

Oct 31, 2013 · Elisabeth Rappe · Sometimes, it's the things you can't see that prove the most terrifying.

‘Carrie’ or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Remakes

Oct 16, 2013 · Elisabeth Rappe · A plea to make peace with remakes.

‘The Lone Ranger’ and 9 of the Weirdest Westerns Ever Made

Jul 1, 2013 · Elisabeth Rappe · The good, the bad, and the weird.

Girls Before Swine: Why We Can’t Have ‘The Heat’ Without Having ‘Dirty Harriet’ First

Jun 24, 2013 · Elisabeth Rappe · "The Heat" might be hilarious, but can we satirize movies about female cops if we haven't really made any, yet?

Apocalypse LOL: Why Hollywood Has Started Laughing at the End of the World

Jun 10, 2013 · Elisabeth Rappe · It's the end of the world as we know it and Michael Cera is doing a truly lethal amount of coke.

The Best, Worst and Weirdest TV Shows Based On Movies

Apr 2, 2013 · Elisabeth Rappe · "Bates Motel" is just the latest in a long and dubious history of TV shows that were adapted from films.

Why ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ Is A Major Step Back For Witches and Women

Mar 6, 2013 · Elisabeth Rappe · How Sam Raimi's movie threatens everything that Frank Baum believed

The Ex-Files: ‘Dark Skies,’ Terrorism, And The End Of Alien Abduction Movies

Feb 27, 2013 · Elisabeth Rappe · Have the horrors of the modern world made stories of little green men too old-fashioned?

How Not To Destroy Melissa McCarthy’s Career

Feb 8, 2013 · Elisabeth Rappe · Hollywood seems determined to waste Melissa McCarthy's talents, but the joke is getting a little thin.

The 7 Most Impressive Hollywood Family Dynasties

Feb 7, 2013 · Elisabeth Rappe · It’s no secret that having a famous last name can give you a foot in the door... and these are the largest pairs of feet.

Elisabeth Rappe is a regular contributor to, CHUD, and The Spectator's arts blog. She spends her off-time with comic books, her pug, Elliot, video games, and Clint Eastwood movies.