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."


Clash of the Titans

A fun “Clash” needs a viewing advisory Continue reading


Powerful, Oscar-worthy triumph Continue reading

Crazy Heart

Star turn by Bridges greatly enhances this boozy drama Continue reading

Date Night

Carell and Fey almost save this “Date Night” Continue reading

Dear John

Much more than just a Dear John letter Continue reading

Despicable Me

“Despicable Me” is anything but Continue reading


Modestly effective broken elevator Continue reading