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.
'The Kingdom' Mirrors the Headlines
'Valley of Elah' a Drama of Post-War Trauma
'Yuma' Brings Back Western Movie Genre
Independent Movies Take Back Seat to Sequels
In 'Deep Water,' a Sailor Who's Lost His Bearings
Another Century, Another Space 'Invasion'
'Sunshine': Space Opera with a Dark Cloud or Two
'Order of the Phoenix': Bring On the Next Chapter
'Transformers': A Toy Story Waiting on a Recall
'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