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

[Tribeca Review]: Luce

Luce brings up a more layered and complex view on race than typical Hollywood movies including certain Best Picture winners in recent history, are willing to tackle.

In Appreciation Of: The Phantom Menace at 20

Two friends look back at the beginning of the new generation of Star Wars films and its inaugural entry.

Review: Tolkien

Tolkien offers a superficial look at the inspirations and talents of the great author.

[Tribeca Review]: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Extremely Wicked...suggests a different perspective on the Bundy story but fails to deliver on such promises instead presenting a misguided sympathetic view of the notorious serial killer

Every Marvel Cinematic Universe Movie Ranked From Worst To Best

With the Endgame now upon us we rank all of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe from worst to best.

Nippon Double Trifecta: Six Exciting Acts From Japan!

Every third article is a triple feature. With Japan, I hit the 2x multiplier! Here's 6 incredible acts from the archipelago.

Articles by this author

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

Essentials: The Hunchback Of Notre Dame (1996)

A look at one of Disney's animated classics as it approaches its 20th anniversary 

A Bigger Splash Review

 Luca Guadagnino’s fascinating portrait of intersecting lives in the midst of scenic majesty creates a lasting splash.