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

The Movies, The Music & The Maestro – The Music Of Ennio Morricone

One of cinema's finest composers Ennio Morricone's career spans over 70 years and countless musical scores.

Review: Johnny English Strikes Again

Rowan Atkinson returns to the role of Johnny English. For fans, this will be a sequel with diminishing returns; for critics much more of the same

Review: Halloween (2018)

Halloween (2018) succeeds not because it has created something new, but rather because it has resuscitated the DNA of any good slasher flick.

Reappraising Romero (1989)

Romero is not flashy or particularly bold in its execution, but like its titular character, it is filled with heart and a passionate plea to end all conflict.

Review: A Star Is Born (2018)

A Star is Born (again) as Lady Gaga steals the show in Bradley Cooper's directorial debut.

[EIFF Review]: Dogman

Once again returning to the darker side of Italian society, Matteo Garrone's Dogman is another gripping and striking entry in his audacious filmography.