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.

Into Africa with 'The Boys of Baraka'

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'Tristan and Isolde': A Pleasantly Old-School Epic

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'Munich': Spielberg's Most Provocative Film Yet

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'Family Stone': Wake Up and Smell the Dysfunction

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'Lion, Witch, Wardrobe' Preserves Book's Tone

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'Syriana': Provoking Thought on the Fight for Oil

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'Get Rich or Die Tryin'': Partly Artistic, Partly Pulp

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'Jarhead': Less Than the Sum of Its Parts

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'Paradise Now' Is a Life-and-Death Drama

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'North Country': A Real Event, Made to Feel Fake

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'Squid and Whale,' a Model of an Indie Film

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'Duma': A Boy and a Cheetah

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'A History of Violence': A Ticking Timebomb

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