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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Danish journalist and TV personality Mads Brügger is on the hunt for evidence in this comic documentary about the 1961 death of United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld. Tore Vollan/Danish Film Institute hide caption

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Tore Vollan/Danish Film Institute

David Crosby (center) with Neil Young (l) and Stephen Stills (r) during a Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young concert in Texas in 1974. Joel Bernstein/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Joel Bernstein/Sony Pictures Classics

Director Nick Broomfield documents the love story between musician Leonard Cohen and his lover, Marianne Ihlen, in Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love. Aviva Layton/Roadside Attractions hide caption

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