Ella Taylor Ella Taylor is a free-lance film critic, book reviewer and feature writer living in Los Angeles.
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Ella Taylor

Ella Taylor

Film Critic

Ella Taylor is a freelance film critic, book reviewer and feature writer living in Los Angeles.

Born in Israel and raised in London, Taylor taught media studies at the University of Washington in Seattle; her book Prime Time Families: Television Culture in Post-War America was published by the University of California Press.

Taylor has written for Village Voice Media, the LA Weekly, The New York Times, Elle magazine and other publications, and was a regular contributor to KPCC-Los Angeles' weekly film-review show FilmWeek.

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L to R: Tom (Jack Colgrave Hirst), Judith (Kathryn Wilder), Will (Kenneth Branagh) and Anne (Judi Dench) smile for the ... portraitist, in All Is True. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Sony Pictures Classics

Ruth (Blythe Danner) and Bridget (Hilary Swank) share a moment in writer/director Elizabeth Chomko's intimate family drama, What They Had. Bleeker Street hide caption

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Bleeker Street

Mary Elizabeth Winstead plays a stand-up comic in a film that's all about her life, and her act (and Common), in All About Nina. Thomas Scott Stanton/The Orchard hide caption

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Thomas Scott Stanton/The Orchard

Florence (Emily Mortimer) unpacks her inventory in an adaptation of Penelope Fitzgerald's 1978 novel The Bookshop. Greenwich Entertainment hide caption

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Greenwich Entertainment