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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Michael Moore's New Target: 'Capitalism' Itself

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"Now a soft kiss ..." A dying John Keats (Ben Whishaw) locks lips with his "stedfast" muse and secret lover, Fanny Brawne (Abbie Cornish). Apparition hide caption

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Love At First Longing For 'Star'-Crossed Lovers

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For the love of the game: Paul (Patton Oswalt) and his buddy Sal (Kevin Corrigan) are die-hard Giants fans who watch games on TV in the stadium parking lot. First Independent Pictures hide caption

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'Big Fan': The Defeat Of A Football Fantasy

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A West Bank Family, Making A Home In 'Amreeka'

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Up Where They Walk, Up Where They Run: Ponyo, a goldfish turned little girl, gets her chance to live where the people are in a sweet-natured film by Spirited Away director Hayao Miyazaki. Nibariki-GNDHDDT hide caption

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'Ponyo,' Swimming Magically Against The Tide

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'Half-Blood Prince': A Franchise Flick, But With Mojo

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Depp's Broody Dillinger, Dominating His 'Enemies'

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For 'Cheri' & Co., Liaisons Dangerous To The Soul

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In Allen's 'Whatever Works,' Not Much Does

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'Pelham' Redux: Trouble On The Tracks Once Again

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'Away We Go': A Tour Among The Tiresome

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C'mon, Get Happy: A pesky but well-intentioned 8-year-old and a 70-something curmudgeon find tropical adventure — and a surprising connection — in Up. Disney/Pixar Studios hide caption

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'Up': A Pixar-Style Lift, Pretty Much Guaranteed

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In New 'Star Trek,' A Successful Personality Splice

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Hugh Jackman Returns As Wolverine

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