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

In Appreciation Of: The Phantom Menace at 20

Two friends look back at the beginning of the new generation of Star Wars films and its inaugural entry.

Review: Tolkien

Tolkien offers a superficial look at the inspirations and talents of the great author.

[Tribeca Review]: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Extremely Wicked...suggests a different perspective on the Bundy story but fails to deliver on such promises instead presenting a misguided sympathetic view of the notorious serial killer

Every Marvel Cinematic Universe Movie Ranked From Worst To Best

With the Endgame now upon us we rank all of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe from worst to best.

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.

Articles by this author

[Tribeca Review]: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Extremely Wicked...suggests a different perspective on the Bundy story but fails to deliver on such promises instead presenting a misguided sympathetic view of the notorious serial killer

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: 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.