Grayson Lazarus

Grayson is a Cinema Studies/Literature student from SUNY Purchase. He has a passion for watching films and writing criticism.​​

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: Close

Close does very little that stands out or makes it particularly memorable wasting a pair of decent performances from its leads

On Family, Humanism and The Films of Ingmar Bergman

Underneath Bergman's cold exterior lies films that demonstrate palpable humanism.

Review: RBG

RBG frames Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a mythical figure but in doing so fails to give an encompassing view on the figure as a whole