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. He has been a staff writer for the Washington Post and TV Guide, and served as the Times' book review editor.

A graduate of Swarthmore College and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, he is the co-author of Call Me Anna: The Autobiography of Patty Duke. He teaches film reviewing and non-fiction writing at USC and is on the board of directors of the National Yiddish Book Center. His most recent books are the University of California Press' Sundance to Sarajevo: Film Festivals and the World They Made and Never Coming To A Theater Near You, published by Public Affairs Press.

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Movie Review: 'Carol'

Nov 20, 2015
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The movie "Carol" opens today. It's a love story. Film critic Kenneth Turan says, it ranks among the best of the genre.

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This story starts with a man who wanted to find a wife. He decided to put his quest on video. The video became a documentary. And our critic Kenneth Turan spoke with David Greene about "Meet The Patels."

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