Kenneth Turan

Kenneth Turan is film critic for the Los Angeles Times and National Public Radio’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 as well as the Times’ book review editor. A graduate of Swarthmore College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, he teaches film reviewing and non-fiction writing at USC. His most recent books are “Never Coming To A Theater Near You” and “Free For All: Joe Papp, The Public and The Greatest Theater Story Ever Told.”
'Hearts Beat Loud' and other movie picks for June 22

Movie recommendations from critics Justin Chang and Kenneth Turan.

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Rare screening of five-hour 'Fanny and Alexander' at the Wilder

A rare screening of the five-hour TV version of Ingmar Bergman's 'Fanny and Alexander,' one of his most empathetic works, will take place over the weekend at the UCLA Film & Television Archive's Billy Wilder Theater.