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."

Revolutionary Road

Two of the best young actors

Featuring two of the best young actors (and arguers) on the planet this bleak anti-romance about a marriage imploding in 1950’s suburbia showcases DiCaprio and Winslet a long, long way from “Titanic.” People will argue over the film’s histrionic tendencies but stars Kate Winslet and Leonardo DeCaprio bring it in every scene and produce an admittedly depressing film worthy of debate despite Sam Mendes’ penchant for tedium and heavy-handed direction.

Grade: B
Rated R for language, some sexual content/nudity

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