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

Review: Us

Bigger and bolder, if slightly less refined, than his debut, Jordan Peele delivers another marvelous horror experience in his sophomore outing.

Review: Paddleton

Career-best performances from Ray Romano and Mark Duplass bolster Alex Lehmann's heartbreaking exploration of mortality and friendship.

Spielberg vs Streaming – BTC Staff Survey

The team gets in on the Spielberg vs Streaming debate and give their favorite films distributed by a streaming service

Review: Alita: Battle Angel

Alita: Battle Angel is a thrilling,cyberpunk adventure infused with empathy and understanding, that embraces its manga roots rather than run from them

Review: Fighting With My Family

Fighting with My Family lifts pro wrestling's veil of secrecy, in a heartfelt embrace of one star's personal journey.

No One Knows What It Is That Shortparis Is Resurrecting on Пасха (Easter)

It seems more and more that the cutting edge in contemporary music is anything that enters into a six wall mirror.

Articles by this author

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

Review: Florence Foster Jenkins

Florence Foster Jenkins hits all the right notes with laughter and poignancy