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

Visionaries: The Magic of Disney Lives On

In the 50 years since his death, Walt Disney's magic lives on.

Manchester By The Sea Review

Manchester by the Sea is a tale of great sadness and redemption; managing to show that hope in tomorrow will always live if we find a place for it.

Review: Moana

Disney hits another home run with Moana

Edge of Seventeen Review

Edge of Seventeen is a stellar coming of age film reminiscent of classic John Hughes 

Julius Fucik: A Remembrance of an Obscure Musical Genius

Honoring a musical genius and his continued impact on pop culture.

Review: Sully

Sully soars proving that not all heroes wear capes