Ethan Kruger

Ethan Kruger is a film student and contributing writer at Before The Cyborgs, passionate about cinema and popular culture. More of his writing can be found at https://edkreviews.wordpress.com, and follow him on Twitter at @kruger_ethan for updates.

Recent articles

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.

Review: Pet Sematary (2019)

Despite a few good ideas, the latest Pet Sematary adaptation starts mediocre and gets worse as it goes along.

Review: Shazam

Shazam reminds us of what it means to be a superhero in one of the best movies the genre has seen to date

Review: Dumbo (2019)

Visually delightful, but emotionally underwhelming, Dumbo remains a solid showcase of Tim Burton’s unique cinematic style.

Review: Gloria Bell

Gloria Bell offers up nothing especially extravagant but gets by on the warmth and relatability Julianne Moore brings to the title role

Review: Us

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

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Review: You Were Never Really Here

Lynne Ramsay's latest film is undoubtedly the work of an accomplished storyteller but despite all the bravado, You Were Never Really Here is a shallower character study than its bloody, boisterous exterior would suggest.

Making the Case: Phantom Thread For Best Picture

Paul Thomas Anderson (and his films) have traditionally been snubbed by the Academy when it comes to awards. Should his latest be different? We make our case for Phantom Thread winning Best Picture.

10 Non-Horror Films To Watch This Halloween

Not a huge fan of horror films but still want to get in that Halloween spirit? Check out these 10 movies!

The Meyerowitz Stories is a Powerful Observation on Family Life

Netflix strikes gold with an astounding performance from Adam Sandler, in the latest comedy-drama from writer-director Noah Baumbach.

3 Theories That Could Explain the Twin Peaks Finale

Now that the dust has settled. We break down three possible theories as to what actually happened on that Twin Peaks: The Return Finale

In Appreciation Of: The Shining

One of the marquee Stephen King adaptations, The Shining is a horror classic combining the powers of King and Stanley Kubrick