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."

The Kite Runner

The Biggest Oscar Oversight

A powerful story of two Afghan boys who are best friends and skilled kite flyers. Friendship, loyalty, tragedy, and politics are themes sensitively and sometimes terrifyingly examined. But the film’s hopeful spirit hits home despite the differences in our culture and language. Inexplicably shunned by the Oscars.

Grade: A-
Rated PG-13

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