Michael Vecchio

Michael Vecchio is a contributing writer for Before The Cyborgs. A graduate of the University of Alberta, he is a keen follower of events in the world of film, as well as politics and history. You can also hear him podcast about film and politics

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

Articles by this author

Review: Mary Poppins Returns

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

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

Review: At Eternity’s Gate

At Eternity's Gate walks a fine line between overdone collection of cliches and affecting tribute but thanks to Willem Dafoe's performance it leans more to the latter

Review: Creed II

Creed II relies heavily on the traditional Rocky formula to deliver a safe but ultimately satisfying entry into the franchise

Review: Green Book

More than a simple buddy movie, Green Book deftly juggles emotional thematic material with humor and heart.