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.

Baz Luhrmann, Dreaming Big In 'Australia'

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'Twilight': For Teens, A Swooningly Risky Romance

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Bond's New Villain? He's A Gift In 'Christmas Tale'

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In 'Stranded,' Survival As A Team Effort

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Movie-Reality Check: How Real Is 'Real,' Anyway?

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'I've Loved You So Long': In Extremis, Sisters Still

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Crowe, DiCaprio Clash In Tale of Spies And 'Lies'

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'Rachel Getting Married': Wedding Movie Bliss

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'Appaloosa': Fun With The Guys, Until A Filly Arrives

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'Burn After Reading' — And Repeat As Necessary

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'Hamlet 2': Something Deliriously Rotten

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'Vicky Cristina Barcelona': Woody Allen, Uninspired

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French Thriller 'Tell No One' Gains Momentum In U.S.

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A 'Frozen River,' Treacherous And Deep

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'The Dark Knight': Through Shadows And Hype

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