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Famous Female Film Critics

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List of famous female film critics, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female film critics list contains the most prominent and top females known for being film critics. There are thousand of females working as film critics in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic film critics have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a film critic then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list has a variety of people in it, from Ella Taylor to Margaret Pomeranz.

While this isn't a list of all female film critics, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female film critics?" and "Who are the best female film critics?"
Claudia Winkleman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Film Critics
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Claudia Anne Winkleman (born 15 January 1972) is an English television presenter, model, film critic, radio personality, and journalist. Between 2004 and 2010, she presented Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two on weeknights on BBC Two. Since 2010, she has co-presented Strictly Come Dancing's main results show on Sunday nights with Tess Daly on BBC One and since 2014 has been a main co-host alongside Daly on the Saturday night live shows, following the departure of Sir Bruce Forsyth. She has twice been nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Entertainment Performance for her work on Strictly Come Dancing. Winkleman was also the presenter of Film..., replacing Jonathan Ross ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 47

Birthplace: London, England

Margaret Pomeranz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Film Critics
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Margaret Pomeranz AM (born 14 July 1944) is an Australian film critic, writer, producer and television personality. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 74

Birthplace: Waverley, Australia

Janet Maslin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Film Critics
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Janet R. Maslin (born August 12, 1949) is an American journalist, best known as a film and literary critic for The New York Times. She served as a Times film critic from 1977 to 1999 and a book critic from 2000 to 2015. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 69

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Jami Bernard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Film Critics
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Jami Bernard (born August 10, 1956) is an American author and media consultant, an award-winning film critic for The New York Post and The New York Daily News, and the founder of Barncat Publishing. She has appeared in documentaries as herself, including the Independent Film Channel's Indie Sex series, on which she was a consultant. Bernard wrote a Lois Lane comic for DC Comics in which Lois is based on Bernard's early career at The New York Post. Bernard is a frequent guest on TV and radio shows; appearances include on Oprah, The Today Show, and Lynn Samuels on Satellite Radio. Her work has been published in numerous magazines, including Entertainment Weekly, Seventeen, Glamour, and Self. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 62

Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America