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.

'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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'Proof' Makes Winning Jump from Stage to Screen

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Dutch Noir: 'Memory of a Killer'

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'Grizzly Man', a Dreamer Lost in the Wilderness

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Killing Time with 'The Dukes of Hazzard'

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'Elevator to the Gallows'

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Crashes Crush Coherent Story on 'The Island'

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Burton Finds the Darker Side of Willy Wonka

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Bergman Makes Welcome Return with 'Saraband'

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