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

Articles by this author

Review: Deadpool 2

Deadpool returns for a sequel but the results are more disappointing than thrilling.

Review: Tully

Tully is a reminder that life is difficult and sometimes we all need a helping hand but ultimately the only person who can fix you is yourself

Review: A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place is a unique take on a horror premise from a promising voice, while still remaining familiar, in ways that most general audiences will appreciate, but still leaves a little to be desired.

Review: Pacific Rim: Uprising

Pacific Rim: Uprising Dilutes the Imagination of Guillermo Del Toro’s Original into a bland forgettable blockbuster

Making The Case: Lady Bird For Best Picture

Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird is a long shot for Best Picture come Oscar night but should it be? We make the case for Lady Bird to win Best Picture.

Review: Early Man is Another Hilarious, Charming Outing From Aardman Animation

Aardman Animation delivers another standout stop-motion picture that will surely fly under the radar but should not escape yours