Ellen E Jones

Ellen is The Independent's TV critic. She writes a daily review of Last Night's TV and a weekly 'Inside TV' column for the i paper, as well as a column on general topics for the main paper most Wednesdays. Ellen is a former Hollywood correspondent and a contributing editor to Little White Lies, she's written on TV, film, lifestyle, travel and politics for publications including the Guardian, The Times, The Sunday Times, Esquire and Total Film.

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Far Right and Proud: Reggies Yates' Extreme Russia

Far Right and Proud: Reggie Yates' Extreme Russia, review: A timely look at Russia's recent wave of fervent nationalism

BBC3 documentary gives neo-Nazi propaganda too much air time

The show suffers from its own appeal, being so good as to create an appetite in its viewers that is difficult to sate in a ten episode series

Game of Thrones season 5 episode 1 review: Big Sky Atlantic return serves mainly as a catch-up

No truly gruesome deaths and only a modest quota of bare boobies

Chain reaction: Theo Barklem-Biggs, Joe Layton and Shushila Takao in ‘Tatau’

Tatau, BBC3 - review: Lose the Um Bongo exoticism and this might be a gap year worth following

BBC3 doesn’t do dramas very often but when it does, they’re usually worth catching

A photo still from Marvel's Daredevil

Daredevil, TV review: A truly competent and enjoyable debut

But is this massive franchise cause to rue the lack of original ideas in television?

As president Hillary Clinton may tackle the barriers faced by ambitious women, but in the real world...

Women need real not symbolic power: If Hillary Clinton is to be the first feminist president she will have to bring about change

And to do this, she'll probably need some help from other powerful women in the federal government and in state legislatures

Living like there’s no tomorrow: Jon Hamm as Don Draper in the final season of ‘Mad Men’

Mad Men, TV review: A decade has passed in the world of Don Draper - but little has changed

Don is no wiser about women in the first of Mad Men's final seven episodes

A photo still from Marvel's Daredevil

Daredevil, Netflix, TV review: Marvel wins first fight in bid for television domination with Charlie Cox's superhero vigilante

Television looks set to be overrun by the comic book franchise - but that isn't necessarily a bad thing

Lee Daniels' music industry melodrama Empire will finally be seen by British audiences

Five things you need to know about Empire: Britain welcomes 'the black Dynasty'

From Timbaland's soundtrack to celebrity guests, Ellen E Jones finds out what all the fuss is about...

Olympic ice dancers Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean

Ice Rink On The Estate, TV review: Torvill and Dean take a twirl down memory lane

The Olympic ice dancers returned to Nottingham to train teenagers to skate

Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister and Ian Beattie as Meryn Trant in the fifth season of Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones season 5, episode 1, TV review: Feels like the beginning of the end(game)

Spoiler alert: Characters and storylines that have been distinct for so long are unmistakably beginning to intertwine

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Revealed: Why Mohammed Emwazi chose the 'safe option' of fighting for Isis, rather than following his friends to al-Shabaab in Somalia

Why Mohammed Emwazi chose Isis

His friends were betrayed and killed by al-Shabaab
'The solution can never be to impassively watch on while desperate people drown'
An open letter to David Cameron: Building fortress Europe has had deadly results

Open letter to David Cameron

Building the walls of fortress Europe has had deadly results
Tory candidates' tweets not as 'spontaneous' as they seem - you don't say!

You don't say!

Tory candidates' election tweets not as 'spontaneous' as they appear
Mubi: Netflix for people who want to stop just watching trash

So what is Mubi?

Netflix for people who want to stop just watching trash all the time
The impossible job: how to follow Kevin Spacey?

The hardest job in theatre?

How to follow Kevin Spacey
Armenian genocide: To continue to deny the truth of this mass human cruelty is close to a criminal lie

Armenian genocide and the 'good Turks'

To continue to deny the truth of this mass human cruelty is close to a criminal lie
Lou Reed: The truth about the singer's upbringing beyond the biographers' and memoirists' myths

'Lou needed care, but what he got was ECT'

The truth about the singer's upbringing beyond
Migrant boat disaster: This human tragedy has been brewing for four years and EU states can't say they were not warned

This human tragedy has been brewing for years

EU states can't say they were not warned
Women's sportswear: From tackling a marathon to a jog in the park, the right kit can help

Women's sportswear

From tackling a marathon to a jog in the park, the right kit can help
Hillary Clinton's outfits will be as important as her policies in her presidential bid

Clinton's clothes

Like it or not, her outfits will be as important as her policies
NHS struggling to monitor the safety and efficacy of its services outsourced to private providers

Who's monitoring the outsourced NHS services?

A report finds that private firms are not being properly assessed for their quality of care
Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

The Tory MP said he did not want to stand again unless his party's manifesto ruled out a third runway. But he's doing so. Watch this space
How do Greek voters feel about Syriza's backtracking on its anti-austerity pledge?

How do Greeks feel about Syriza?

Five voters from different backgrounds tell us what they expect from Syriza's charismatic leader Alexis Tsipras
From Iraq to Libya and Syria: The wars that come back to haunt us

The wars that come back to haunt us

David Cameron should not escape blame for his role in conflicts that are still raging, argues Patrick Cockburn
Sam Baker and Lauren Laverne: Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

A new website is trying to declutter the internet to help busy women. Holly Williams meets the founders