Kenneth Turan 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.

'No Country,' 'There Will Be Blood' Top Oscar List

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'Taxi to the Dark Side' Examines Torture by U.S.

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Oil, Money, Religion and 'Blood' in California

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Film Version of 'Kite Runner' Faithful to Book

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Romance Amid the Sweep of History in 'Atonement'

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With a Sad Subject, 'Diving Bell' Surprisingly Funny

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'Enchanted,' a Spellbinding Self-Parody from Disney

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'Beowulf' Sexes Up, Dumbs Down an Epic

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Violence Overwhelms 'No Country'

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Gangster Life Depicted on Film

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'Real Life' Rarity: A Romantic Comedy for Grownups

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'Things We Lost' Explores Family, Addiction, Death

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'Lars and the Real Girl' Heralds Friendship

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'Michael Clayton' Tells of Suspicion and Suspense

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'The Kingdom' Mirrors the Headlines

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