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

In Appreciation Of: Office Space At 20

Mike Judge's cult classic Office Space taps into the universal workplace experience and finds hilarity in a revolt against the system

Review: Cold Pursuit

Cold Pursuit may not offer anything particularly new, but with Liam Neeson's reliable star power stands its ground as an entertaining vigilante movie.

In Appreciation Of: Brooklyn

Literature and films on love are often based on a couple's relationship, but seldom do they cover the different types of...

In Appreciation Of: Marty (1955)

Whether you are spending Valentine's Day alone or with a partner. Marty (1955) is an under the radar film worth seeking out

In Appreciation Of: The Before Trilogy

Capturing love at all stages, Richard Linklater's Before Trilogy may be the most encompassing depiction of love ever put to film

Review: Close

Close does very little that stands out or makes it particularly memorable wasting a pair of decent performances from its leads

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The Godfather Part II: A Complimentary Masterpiece

Proving the original was no fluke, Coppola delivers another masterpiece with The Godfather Part II

In Appreciation Of: The Godfather

Regarded as one of the greatest films ever made. The Godfather has withstood the test of time becoming an essential part of American Pop Culture

Review: Beauty And The Beast (2017) Pales in Comparison to the Animated Classic

Beauty And The Beast is a remake that has its moments but pales in comparison to its animated counterpart as it fails to hit the same emotional resonance.

The Importance of Beauty & The Beast and The Disney Renaissance To Modern Disney

With the live action remake set to hit the theaters, we examine the lasting impact of Beauty & The Beast and The Disney Renaissance

Love Like The Movies: Cinema Paradiso is an Astounding Love Letter to Film

Giuseppe Tornatore crafted one of the all-time great love letters to film, with Cinema Paradiso If you love the movies, then you will love this film.

Love Like The Movies: Il Postino (1994)

"Poetry doesn't belong to those who write it; it belongs to those who need it." Il Postino is poetry in motion, An excellent example of Italian filmmaking