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."


Zero Dark Thirty

One messy, mesmerizing manhunt Continue reading

Promised Land

Subtle but effective pro-green story Continue reading

Django Unchained

Tarantino’s cunning and carnage Continue reading

Parental Guidance

Comic greats deserve better Continue reading

The Guilt Trip

Babs makes it tolerable Continue reading


Intoxicating narrative Continue reading

Les Miserables

Raw and riveting Continue reading