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.

'Short Term 12' Reflects Difficulties Of Group Home Life

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Movie Review: 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

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Director Blomkamp Follows Up 'Ditrict 9' With 'Elysium'

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'Europa Report': Small-Budget Film, Big-Picture Questions

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'Pacific Rim' Is Filled To The Brim With Special Effects

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'White House Down' Is Packed With Continuous Action

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Movie Review: 'World War Z'

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'Frances Ha' Is a 'Small Miracle Of A Movie'

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Baz Luhrmann's Style Suffocates 'Gatsby'

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'Iron Man 3' Is More Serious Than Its Predecessors

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'Reluctant Fundamentalist' Couldn't Be More Timely

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You Could Be Haunted By Striking Visuals In 'Oblivion'

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'42', Jackie Robinson's Story, Is 'Earnest To A Fault'

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'Trance': Not Danny Boyle's Best Work

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