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

Oscars 2018 Predictions Part 2 – Directing, Animated, Writing and Foreign

Our 2018 Oscars Predictions for Best Director, the writing categories, best foreign and documentary features.

Oscars 2018 Predictions Part 1 – Acting and Best Picture

Our Picks For Best Picture and the four acting categories, the underappreciated side of acting as well as your best bets to make some money on Oscars night

Review: I, Tonya Tells Us The Past Is What We Make Of It

The past is just a story we tell ourselves in this biopic of Tonya Harding's life. A career best for Margot Robbie

Review: The Other Side Of Hope Finds Faith In The Human Condition

Aki Kaurismaki's latest film The Other Side of Hope tackles Europe's pertinent refugee crisis in his trademark style discovering hope and comedy within melancholy

The Last Jedi Reintroduces Hope To Star Wars

Five Thoughts on Star Wars The Last Jedi, On the creation of hope, visual flair and mystery boxes

Nominations announced for 75th Golden Globe Awards

The 2018 Golden Globe nominations have been announced. Agree, Disagree? Who do you think will win?