Jessica Ritchey is a writer and critic based in the orbit between Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. She credits a VHS copy of ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ as her introduction to a love of movies. Her writing has appeared at such places as RogerEbert.com, Flavorwire, and Oscilloscope Labs. She can sometimes be found watching foreign classics in rapt silence at the AFI Silver or shouting things with the crowd at B-Fest on Northwestern’s campus. She is currently working on several big projects.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe was the first film series I watched without my father — which is why ‘Avengers: Endgame’ hit me so hard
The latest example: Hitchcock’s ‘Vertigo’