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'Sideways' Trips Through Wine Country, Life

The Alexander Payne film Sideways follows two men and two women on a trip through California wine country. The story becomes a metaphor for their journey through life. Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan offers a review.

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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.