Taylor Gates-Utilities Editor

Taylor Gates

Utilities Editor

About Taylor Gates

Taylor Gates is a Los Angeles-based editor and critic who earned her BFA in Creative Writing from the University of Evansville. She is a member of the Hollywood Creative Alliance and is Rotten Tomatoes and CherryPicks approved. Her work has also been featured on BuzzFeed, Show Snob, That Hashtag Show, AfterBuzz TV, and Starry Constellation Magazine.

Taylor especially loves dramedies that feature complex female and LGBTQ+ characters. In her free time, Taylor can be found writing and directing her own work, watching Rachel Weisz’s entire filmography, and spreading the word about The Hahnaissance.

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Harlan Coben Wants ‘Shelter’ Season 2 to Be Darker

The Amazon Prime Video show’s creator also reveals the one thing he insisted happen in Season 1 and the biggest changes from the book to the show.

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The Best Fantasy Shows on Prime Video Right Now

Ghosts, ghouls, and gods await.

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‘She Came to Me’s Director Wants You to Be Confused

Rebecca Miller discusses why an audience’s confusion can be a good thing and how her dad’s favorite joke inspired Anne Hathaway’s wildest scene.

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'I Told You So' Review: A Visually Stunning but Narratively Uneven Drama | TIFF 2023

The Italian film showcases interconnected individuals during a heat wave in Rome, with some storylines proving to be more compelling than others.

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‘The Morning Show’ Season 3 Review: Apple TV+ Series Still Tries to Do Too Much

‘The Morning Show’ may still have way too much going on, but at least none of it is boring.

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'Copa 71' Review: A Solid Soccer Doc Highlights a Historic Moment in Women’s Sports | TIFF 2023

Despite breaking records, the history of the 1971 women’s World Cup in Mexico City has been hidden away. This documentary wants to change that.

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Carrie’s Best Friendship in ‘And Just Like That…’ Season 2 Isn’t With Charlotte or Miranda

“Look who it is — Carrie Bradshaw and the luckiest girl in New York.”

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The Best Fantasy Shows on Hulu Right Now

Get ready for magic, myths, and monsters.

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‘The Adults’ Director Dustin Guy Defa on How Playing Poker with Michael Cera Inspired the Script

He also discusses using humor as a weapon and casting Sophia Lillis.

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Michael Cera, Sophia Lillis, and Hannah Gross on Bad Accents and “Humbling” Choreography Fails Filming ‘The Adults’

They also discuss how they developed their sibling chemistry and shooting in the freezing cold.

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‘Jury Duty’ Producer Nicholas Hatton on How Sacha Baron Cohen Prepared Him For Ronald Gladden

He also shares his favorite James Marsden improv moment and explains how producing the show felt like pulling off a heist.

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'Harlan Coben’s Shelter' Review: This Teen Mystery Series Has an Identity Crisis

Despite some clever plot twists and likable characters, the series’ tone holds it back from its potential.

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'Twilight' Wasted Its Potential By Sidelining These Characters

'Twilight' could have been so much more fascinating had it not sidelined the Cullen family's dynamics.

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‘The Beanie Bubble’ Directors Kristin Gore and Damian Kulash on Why They Don’t Really Care About Beanie Babies

They also discuss finding the film’s tricky structure and tone and what makes them good collaborators.

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Zach Galifianakis Reveals the Crucial Way Sarah Snook Helped Him on ‘The Beanie Bubble’

He also reveals how Freud helped him figure out his character and his favorite Beanie Baby.

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Elizabeth Banks on ‘The Beanie Bubble’ and Playing Drunk in a Pool with Zach Galifianakis

She also reveals what she learned from the film’s directors that she wants to try in her own movies.

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Greta Gerwig’s Best Performance Is in a Noah Baumbach Movie — But Not the One You Think

Greta Gerwig's best performance sees her dig into contradictions and explore the curse of charisma.

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The Best Horror Movies Streaming Right Now

From 'Nope' and 'Hereditary' to 'Silence of the Lambs' and 'The Conjuring,' discover where to watch the best horror movies streaming now.

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Bernadette Peters on Patricia Arquette, Pioneertown, and Preparing for ‘High Desert’ and the West End

She also discusses what it's like to play a character who’s an actor and why Peggy and Rosalyn are the heart of the show.

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