Caroline Siede

Film & TV critic | A.V. Club contributor | Expert grocery shopper

Favorite films

  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
  • Independence Day
  • Pride & Prejudice
  • If Beale Street Could Talk

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  • Evita

  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife

    ★★

  • The Outfit

    ★★★

  • Elvis

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  • The Mummy Returns

    The Mummy Returns

    ★★★

    Making Evelyn and Rick a happily married couple instead of splitting them up to retread the arc of the first movie is the single greatest decision any sequel has ever made.

  • Jurassic World

    Jurassic World

    ★★

    The one thing that does work about this deeply toxic movie is its depiction of Jurassic World as a fully functioning theme park, which remains so fun every time I watch. Here’s my quick fix for the rest:

    Gender flip the two leads. We’ve seen the Jurassic Park franchise do the “tough military dino guy” thing a bunch before (including elsewhere in this very movie!), so it’d be much more interesting and original to see it done with a woman.…