Bruce Bennett Short Bio

Bruce Bennett

Bruce Bennett has been the primary contributor to Mad About Movies since it began in 2003. He is an award winning film and theater critic who, since 2000, has been writing a weekly column in The Spectrum daily newspaper in southern Utah as well as serving as a contributing editor of “The Independent,” a monthly entertainment magazine. He is also the co-host of “Film Fanatics” a movie review show which earned a Telly in 2009. Bruce is also a featured contributor at:

His motto: "I see bad movies so you don't have to."

An Inconvenient Truth

Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth”

The truth is, if the former Veep had exuded the kind of folksy charm and jovial confidence he does in his Global Warming presentation he’d have beaten Bush in 2000. His arguments involving CO2 increases, glacier melting, and caring for Mother Earth are captivating and thought-provoking, despite his tendencies toward self-indulgence, taking political potshots and applying half-truth cataclysmic hyperbole. Yes there ARE, in fact, scientists who disagree. (Google and you will find plenty.) Controversy isn’t always a bad thing, and Mr. Freeze’s surprising warmth ignites a worthy discussion.

Grade: B

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