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

Articles by this author

Review: Twin Peaks: The Return is a Masterpiece That Amazes, Puzzles and Frustrates

Affecting and breathtakingly beautiful like nothing else ever seen on television, David Lynch has created a masterpiece in his return to Twin Peaks

Bonnie and Clyde At 50: How Two Outlaws Changed Cinema Forever

50 years ago Bonnie and Clyde was released, the tale of the most notorious outlaw lovers came in guns blazing changing cinema forever.

Review: Lady Macbeth Is A Period Drama With Contemporary Appeal

Anchored by a stellar Florence Pugh, Lady Macbeth is a period drama with strong contemporary appeal.

Review: Person to Person charms with understated stories of life-like characters.

A New York indie gem, melding wry humor, quiet drama, and thoughtful sentimentality. Person to Person is a thoughtful character study set under a beautiful New York backdrop

Review: The Bad Batch is an Insipid Disappointment From a Promising Filmmaker

Blending dystopian cannibal-horror, romance, black comedy, western, and post-apocalyptic action, The Big Batch is ambitious albeit ultimately disappointing

In Appreciation Of: A Clockwork Orange

Kubrick’s startlingly clear vision of a deranged and frightening future remains one of his greatest cinematic achievements, and regardless of moral problems the film may have, it is an enchanting viewing experience like no other.