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.

Action Hero Liam Neeson Stars In 'Non-Stop'

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'Child's Pose' Feels 'Terrifyingly Authentic'

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A 'Tale' That's A Labor Of Love, But Not A Complete Success

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Helprin's 'Winter Tale' Brought To Life On Silver Screen

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Lanzmann's 'Last Of The Unjust' A Provocative Holocaust Film

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'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' Is Capable Of 'Mild Diversion'

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Fiennes Brings Dickens To 'Perfect' Life In 'Invisible Woman'

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'American Hustle': Hot Streak Continues For David O. Russell

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Dench Makes Resolution In 'Philomena' Worth Waiting For

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'Hunger Games' Fans Will Enjoy Thrills In 'Catching Fire'

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Bruce Dern's 'Transcendent Performance' In 'Nebraska'

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Animator Hayao Miyazaki's 'Wind Rises' Is 'Special'

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'Ender's Game' Movie Shows Hero's Lasting Appeal

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Soulless 'Counselor' Is Terminally Bleak

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'Gravity' Is Out Of this World Twice Over

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