Mike Pisacano

Mike is a contributing writer for Before the Cyborgs. A journalism graduate from SUNY Purchase, he has a passion for watching films and writing criticism. Follow him on Letterboxd (mike_pisacano) where you can keep track of his film watching habits

Recent articles

Review: Paddleton

Career-best performances from Ray Romano and Mark Duplass bolster Alex Lehmann's heartbreaking exploration of mortality and friendship.

Spielberg vs Streaming – BTC Staff Survey

The team gets in on the Spielberg vs Streaming debate and give their favorite films distributed by a streaming service

Review: Alita: Battle Angel

Alita: Battle Angel is a thrilling,cyberpunk adventure infused with empathy and understanding, that embraces its manga roots rather than run from them

Review: Fighting With My Family

Fighting with My Family lifts pro wrestling's veil of secrecy, in a heartfelt embrace of one star's personal journey.

No One Knows What It Is That Shortparis Is Resurrecting on Пасха (Easter)

It seems more and more that the cutting edge in contemporary music is anything that enters into a six wall mirror.

Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

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

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Review: BlacKKKlansman

BlacKkKlansman is Spike’s strongest and most palpable statement in years offering a measured indictment of the systemic problems ingrained within our government and our society

In Appreciation Of: Office Space At 20

Mike Judge's cult classic Office Space taps into the universal workplace experience and finds hilarity in a revolt against the system

Review: Glass

Glass has the potential to make for a satisfying culmination of Shyamalan’s best ideas however, his ambitions may be too lofty, resulting in an underwhelming outcome.

Review: Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse is a loving tribute to the superhero's history and the many forms it has taken since its debut.

Review: The Girl In The Spider’s Web

The Girl in the Spider's Web attempts to resurrect the series on the silver screen but fails to match the same level of craftsmanship as its predecessors

In Appreciation Of: Let The Right One In / Let Me In

Let The Right One In and its American remake Let Me In bring a different kind of vampire to the screen.