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: Late Night

Late Night is a funny, endearing, and likable comedy of overcoming adversity led by two hilarious women

Review: Meeting Gorbachev

An engaged, thoughtful and occasionally biased look at the complex legacy of Mikhail Gorbachev and the Soviet Union.

Favorite Films of 2010 – BTC Staff Survey

The Before The Cyborgs team gathers to give their favorite films from the year 2010 in a look back at some of the best from the past decade

Review: Rocketman

A blend of wonderful imagination and genuine heart, send Rocketman soaring to musical heights.

Review: Aladdin (2019)

Without comparison, Guy Ritchie's Aladdin comes off as a stilted attempt at something greater, and with comparison, it is but an adaptation of inferior quality.

A Continued Remembrance of the Great Robin Williams

Reflecting on the passing of the late great Robin Williams, the legacy he continues to leave and the battle against mental health stigma

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.