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.
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'Da Vinci' Plays It Safe

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'Mission Impossible,' Round Three

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Events of 'United 93' Terrifying on Screen

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'American Dreamz' is Amusing, Not Bitter, Satire

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'The Notorious Bettie Page' Lacks Substance

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'Thank You for Smoking' Displays a Sense of Humor

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'Block Party' Is Chappelle at His Best

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