Kenneth Turan

Freelance Film Critic, Morning Edition

Kenneth Turan is the film critic for the Los Angeles Times and NPR's Morning Edition, as well as the director of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. He has been a staff writer for the Washington Post and TV Guide, and served as the Times' book review editor.

A graduate of Swarthmore College and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, he is the co-author of Call Me Anna: The Autobiography of Patty Duke. He teaches film reviewing and non-fiction writing at USC and is on the board of directors of the National Yiddish Book Center. His most recent books are the University of California Press' Sundance to Sarajevo: Film Festivals and the World They Made and Never Coming To A Theater Near You, published by Public Affairs Press.

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Movie Review: 'Jackie' Stars Natalie Portman As Jacqueline Kennedy

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Movie Review: Oliver Stone's 'Snowden'

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Movie Review: Paramount Remakes The MGM Classic 'Ben-Hur'

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Movie Review: 'Jason Bourne,' A Thriller For Our Times

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Movie Review: 'Our Little Sister'

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Movie Review: 'Finding Dory' Is No Game-Changer

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Theaters Welcome Another Superhero Movie: 'Captain America: Civil War'

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'Midnight Special' Promises A Smart, Dark Sci-Fi Thriller

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Movie Review: 'Hail, Caesar!'

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'Joy' Sinks Into A Morass As Its Protagonist Faces Irritating Obstacles

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After Years Of Anticipation, 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Opens Tonight

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'Big Short' Is A Funny Movie About 2008's Housing Market Collapse

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'Youth' Is A Meditation On Life's Wonders And Complications

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Not Just Another Boxing Movie. 'Creed' Has Cred

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