Nate Lam

Editor-in-chief of Before The Cyborgs. Part-time filmmaker and occasional short story author. One day he hopes to be as cool as Bill Murray.

Recent articles

Review: Late Night

Late Night is a funny, endearing, and likable comedy of overcoming adversity led by two hilarious women

Review: Meeting Gorbachev

An engaged, thoughtful and occasionally biased look at the complex legacy of Mikhail Gorbachev and the Soviet Union.

Favorite Films of 2010 – BTC Staff Survey

The Before The Cyborgs team gathers to give their favorite films from the year 2010 in a look back at some of the best from the past decade

Review: Rocketman

A blend of wonderful imagination and genuine heart, send Rocketman soaring to musical heights.

Review: Aladdin (2019)

Without comparison, Guy Ritchie's Aladdin comes off as a stilted attempt at something greater, and with comparison, it is but an adaptation of inferior quality.

A Continued Remembrance of the Great Robin Williams

Reflecting on the passing of the late great Robin Williams, the legacy he continues to leave and the battle against mental health stigma

Articles by this author

Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody fails to rise above its cliches and subpar filmmaking technique despite a standout performance from Rami Malek

Winners & Losers: Oscar Nominations 2019

Oscar Nominations are out. Here are your winners & losers in 2019

[EIFF Review] – The Guilty

The Guilty makes the most of its minimalist design relying on stellar sound / production design to deliver a tense thriller

[EIFF Review] – Clara

Clara embarks on a journey of enlightenment in the deep recesses of outer space.

News & Notes Round-Up: September 17th

The Predator wins the box office, Patrick Stewart is in the new Charlie's Angels, Mary Poppins Returns and Batman gets a new dad.
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[Trailer] Watch The Trailer For Early Awards Contender “The Favourite” Starring Emma Stone

"As it turns out, I am capable of much unpleasantness"