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."

The Ophanage

A spellbindingly eerie “The Orphanage”

There’s a reason so many foreign films, directors, and actors are winning awards-their movies are getting better and better. Case in point this Spanish (with English subtitles) psychological mystery that is captivating, creepy and hopeful. It combines elements from “The Sixth Sense,” “The Others,” and “Peter Pan” to unforgettable effect.

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