Ella Taylor

Ella Taylor appears in the following:

'Janis: Little Girl Blue' Goes Beyond Cliches Of A Sad Childhood

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Amy Berg's new documentary talks to friends and lovers of the iconic singer to say more about her complicated life than you get from many rock-star docs.


Women In Love In The Ravishing 'Carol'

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Director Todd Haynes adapts a 1952 Patricia Highsmith novel about a divorcing woman who meets a young shop assistant.


A Pointless Portrait Of A Suffering Marriage 'By The Sea'

Friday, November 13, 2015

Angelina Jolie Pitt writes and directs herself and her real-life husband, Brad Pitt, as moody artists who drive to the coast to salvage their marriage in a vapid homage to 1970s European art films.


'Brooklyn' Follows A Dream In Ireland And New York

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Former child actress Saoirse Ronan finds a fully adult role in the adaptation of the Colm Toibin novel about a woman conflicted over pursuing her dreams in America or returning to Ireland.


'The Wonders' Of Family And Change

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Director Alice Rohrwacher focuses an observant eye on a rural family with a daughter nearly ready to take flight.


Feeling Sad Without Being Sad In 'Heart Of A Dog'

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Performance artist Laurie Anderson creates a feature-length, mixed-media collage dedicated to the peculiar qualities of grief.


A Most Unusual And Beautiful 'Assassin'

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The latest work from Taiwanese filmmaker Hou Hsiao-Hsien finds a ninth-century woman trained to be an assassin questioning the path that lies ahead.


An Activist Examined In 'He Named Me Malala'

Thursday, October 01, 2015

A new documentary follows the well-known young activist who survived being shot, won a Nobel Peace Prize, and still advocates for education for girls.


Suspense And Emotion Teeter Alongside Each Other In 'The Walk'

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Aside from a shaky French accent from Joseph Gordon-Levitt, The Walk is pretty compelling once it actually gets to the story of a famous wire walk between the twin towers.


Richard Gere Shines In The Bleak 'Time Out Of Mind'

Thursday, September 10, 2015

A new film follows a homeless man working constantly to survive on the streets of New York City and traces his challenge to hold on to his identity.


A Slight Night In New York From A Moonlighting Superhero

Friday, September 04, 2015

The directorial debut of Chris Evans is a simple banter-based romantic story about a couple bumping into each other in Grand Central Station.


A 'Second Mother,' Trapped In Service

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Brazilian filmmaker Anna Muylaert's comedy suggests that to look at a society's political health, you look at the way the help is treated — like the housekeeper at the story's center.


'She's Funny That Way': Old-School Comedy With An Old-School Premise

Thursday, August 20, 2015

The new film from director Peter Bogdanovich returns to familiar patterns about young women and older men, but it breathes some life into even its apparent cliches.


In 1968, The 'Best Of Enemies' Faced Off In A Brutal, Televised Feud

Friday, July 31, 2015

ABC paired two pundits from opposite ends of the political spectrum — William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal — in a series of debates. A new documentary explores the legacy of this war of words.


'Phoenix': An Unconventional Noir About Two Troubled Pasts

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Director Christian Petzold sets his thrillers in critical periods of German history. Phoenix follows a concentration camp survivor returning to 1945 Berlin.


An Aging And Soulful 'Mr. Holmes' Puts A New Spin On Sherlock

Thursday, July 16, 2015

While many versions of the classic detective rely on a lack of expression of emotion to define his character, the aging Sherlock played by Ian McKellen has feelings — regrets especially.


A Documentarian Wonders: 'Do I Sound Gay?'

Thursday, July 09, 2015

In a new documentary, a gay man tries to change the sound of his voice and wonders why, exactly, he thinks he should.


Beyond A Voice And A Sad Story, 'Amy' Listens To A Life

Thursday, July 02, 2015

A new documentary about singer Amy Winehouse goes beyond biopic standards to reveal a woman whose pains and successes were both well-earned.


A Wavy Line Between Fantasy And Reality In 'The Little Death'

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Josh Lawson's first feature, a sex comedy, visits with couples who agree to explore their fantasies and find unexpected consequences for real life.


Difficult Times With A Difficult Father In 'Infinitely Polar Bear'

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Mark Ruffalo plays a father struggling with bipolar disorder in Maya Forbes' domestic comedy based on the director's experience with her own dad.