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

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.

Review: Suspiria (2018)

The prospects of remaking a beloved film classic, particularly within the horror genre, are almost always dismissed with unanimous scorn and vitriol. When horror succeeds, it’s...

Review: Beautiful Boy

Beautiful Boy is an affecting drama about the hardships of substance abuse even though its execution falters into emotionally manipulative territory.

Indie Spotlight: Who’s Watching Oliver?

Who's Watching Oliver? fails to capture the indie horror charm of other contemporaries.

Review: Eighth Grade

with its genuine portrayals of adolescent behavior. eighth grade stakes its claim as a defining coming of age film for today's youth