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`General' marches to an indifferent beat By KENNETH TURAN THE LOS ANGELES TIMES HOLLYWOOD - Like a sinking fly ball that converging outfielders can't quite reach, ``The General's...
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Belgian movie wins Cannes film festival Sayles' film `Limbo' comes home empty By KENNETH TURAN LOS ANGELES TIMES CANNES, France - ``Rosetta,'' a low-budget, 90-minute Belgian film, won the prestigious Palme d'Or...
Focus on faculty: Published works, new hires the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. Also on the panel was Los Angeles Times and National Public Radio film critic Kenneth Turan. Walz is a cultural historian of French popular fiction, the author of "Pulp Surrealism: Insolent Popular Culture...
Remembering Roger Ebert

...wanted to know how good a movie could be, you watched Siskel, read Janet Maslin at the New York Times, or listened to Kenneth Turan on NPR. If you wanted to know if the movie was any good as is, you went to Ebert.Ebert was a great defender of...

...p.m. Monday only. $7. Synopsis: A collection of 14 short films from the Pacific Northwest, hand-picked by Kenneth Turan, film critic for the LA Times. Includes short films of all genres, including documentary, drama, comedy, animation...
Best Bets: Alpine, angling offer best outdoor options

...possibilities of life and cinema, (it) is a sophisticated film happily masquerading as something off the cuff," wrote Kenneth Turan of the Los Angeles Times. Briefly, it's about two bored, middle-class teen-age boys. Their girlfriends have...
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Juneau Empire Online Archive Opinion and Letters: 'Titanic': Full speed ahead - again 5/31/98

...was especially angry at Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan, who said Cameron's writing was trite and devoid...taking this lifeboat all for myself! JACK: It's Kenneth Turan, film critic for The Los Angeles Times! TURAN...
'Nebraska' offers rich reward along its journey

It's the letter everyone's received. The one that gets your attention by saying you've won a million dollars but is actually all about selling magazine subscriptions.
Judi Dench brings out the best in 'Philomena'

On the job for 55 years, Judi Dench elevates everything she does, from M in the James Bond epics to the less intimidating but equally determined "little old Irish lady" who's the title character in "Philomena.
'Wadjda' a notable feat for Saudi director Mansour

The first feature to be shot in Saudi Arabia, and directed by a woman to boot, "Wadjda" is a remarkable film twice over. We are fortunate to have it for both of those reasons, but it's hard not to wish the result was even better.


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