Ethan Kruger

Ethan Kruger is a film student and contributing writer at Before The Cyborgs, passionate about cinema and popular culture. More of his writing can be found at https://edkreviews.wordpress.com, and follow him on Twitter at @kruger_ethan for updates.

Recent articles

Review: Paddleton

Career-best performances from Ray Romano and Mark Duplass bolster Alex Lehmann's heartbreaking exploration of mortality and friendship.

Spielberg vs Streaming – BTC Staff Survey

The team gets in on the Spielberg vs Streaming debate and give their favorite films distributed by a streaming service

Review: Alita: Battle Angel

Alita: Battle Angel is a thrilling,cyberpunk adventure infused with empathy and understanding, that embraces its manga roots rather than run from them

Review: Fighting With My Family

Fighting with My Family lifts pro wrestling's veil of secrecy, in a heartfelt embrace of one star's personal journey.

No One Knows What It Is That Shortparis Is Resurrecting on Пасха (Easter)

It seems more and more that the cutting edge in contemporary music is anything that enters into a six wall mirror.

Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody fails to rise above its cliches and subpar filmmaking technique despite a standout performance from Rami Malek

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Review: You Were Never Really Here

Lynne Ramsay's latest film is undoubtedly the work of an accomplished storyteller but despite all the bravado, You Were Never Really Here is a shallower character study than its bloody, boisterous exterior would suggest.

Making the Case: Phantom Thread For Best Picture

Paul Thomas Anderson (and his films) have traditionally been snubbed by the Academy when it comes to awards. Should his latest be different? We make our case for Phantom Thread winning Best Picture.

10 Non-Horror Films To Watch This Halloween

Not a huge fan of horror films but still want to get in that Halloween spirit? Check out these 10 movies!

The Meyerowitz Stories is a Powerful Observation on Family Life

Netflix strikes gold with an astounding performance from Adam Sandler, in the latest comedy-drama from writer-director Noah Baumbach.

3 Theories That Could Explain the Twin Peaks Finale

Now that the dust has settled. We break down three possible theories as to what actually happened on that Twin Peaks: The Return Finale

In Appreciation Of: The Shining

One of the marquee Stephen King adaptations, The Shining is a horror classic combining the powers of King and Stanley Kubrick