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.
With a Sad Subject, 'Diving Bell' Surprisingly Funny
'Enchanted,' a Spellbinding Self-Parody from Disney
'Beowulf' Sexes Up, Dumbs Down an Epic
Violence Overwhelms 'No Country'
Gangster Life Depicted on Film
'Real Life' Rarity: A Romantic Comedy for Grownups
'Things We Lost' Explores Family, Addiction, Death
'Lars and the Real Girl' Heralds Friendship
'Michael Clayton' Tells of Suspicion and Suspense
'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'