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.
'Ratatouille:' Nervy, Funny and Thoroughly Tasty
'Fantastic Four' Simplistic, Inoffensive
'Ocean's Thirteen': A Slick Scam, Sure — and Smug
Cannes Cheers Films from Moore, Coens
'Once' With Feeling: Small Musical Has a Big Heart
'Spider-Man' Sequel Spins a Weak Tale
'Jindabyne': A Death, and Dark Things Surface
Unexpected Adventures 'In the Land of Women'
A Deeply Imperfect 'Perfect Stranger'
The Lived-In World of 'The Lookout'
Wahlberg: One Cool Character in 'Shooter'
'Barley' Explores Angst of IRA's Early Days
Film Contrast: Loud '300,' Quiet 'Silence'
'Amazing Grace' and the Power of Truth
'Breach' Spins a Harrowing, Human Spy Tale