Kenneth Turan

Los Angeles Times

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Author Kenneth Turan stops by to share excerpts and opinions from his book Not to Be Missed: Fifty-Four Favorites from a Lifetime of Film.

Kenneth Turan: Not to Be Missed

Author Kenneth Turan stops by to share excerpts and opinions from his book Not to Be Missed: Fifty-Four Favorites from a Lifetime of Film.

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We take time today to look back on the life and work of Robin Williams, who took his own life yesterday. We discuss his legacy as an actor and his influence on other comedians.

Remembering Robin Williams

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Ken Turan, film critic for the Los Angeles Times and NPR’s Morning Edition, has been reviewing movies for some 40 years.

Four Decades of Film

Ken Turan, film critic for the Los Angeles Times and NPR’s Morning Edition, has been reviewing movies for some 40 years.

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