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: RottenTomatoes.com

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

Everybody’s Hero

“Everybody’s Hero” is a ground-rule double

While way out of the league of any of the Disney/Pixar or Dreamworks animated films, in style and substance, this kid’s film about a boy determined to return Babe Ruth’s bat to the slugger has its sweet spots. Despite an over reliance on pratfalls and constant bickering, the film has an uplifting message (Keep swinging!), a few nice songs, and even two normal families. Memorable if only for being the last project Christopher and Dana Reeve worked on together.

Grade: C
Rated G

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