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: Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War is dubbed “the most ambitious crossover event of all time” on the surface but feels far more pedestrian when examined closer.

In Appreciation Of: Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle

On a quest to satisfy a serious case of the munchies, Harold & Kumar became the unlikeliest duo to transcend the stoner comedy genre

Review: Ready Player One

Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One is an exercise in unrealized potential.

Ranked: Wes Anderson Movies From Worst To Best

From Bottle Rocket to The Grand Budapest Hotel, Wes Anderson has directed some of the best movies of the last 20 years. Here's how we think they stack up against one another.

Trailer Talk: Deadpool 2

The Merc With A Mouth is back. Twenty Century Fox (the studio that brought you 27 Dresses and The Devil Wears Prada) dropped the first official trailer for Deadpool 2

Oscars 2018 Predictions Part 3 – Song, Sounds and Technical Categories

Our final Oscar Predictions in the Best Original Song / Score Categories as well as all the technical categories.