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

BTC Staff Survey: 2018 Retrospective / 2019 Preview

With 2018 now behind us, we asked our staff: What was the most underrated movie of 2018? What was your favorite performance of 2018? and finally What is your most anticipated movie of 2019?

Before The Cyborgs Contributors’ Top 10 films of 2018

Our Contributors give their personal top 10 movies of 2018 lists and explain what the year meant to them

Review: Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns has its charms but cannot escape the shadow of the original.

The 40 Best Movies of 2018

Our picks for the 40 best movies of 2018.

Review: The Mule

Neither Clint Eastwood nor The Mule itself are the flashiest or most sophisticated effort you'll ever see but the familiarity of their approach lends itself to a satisfying result nonetheless

In Appreciation Of: Schindler’s List At 25

Revisiting Spielberg's harrowing Holocaust drama on its 25th Anniversary

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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