Michael Bitanga

Writer/ Film Critic/ Editor

Location icon United States of America

Mike is a Senior Writer/Editor for Hardwood and Hollywood, which is associated with Complex.com. When he's not writing film reviews, he's dabbling in graphic design, writing stories, or breaking a sweat in jiu jitsu. An SDSU alumni, Mike continues to refine his writing skills through storytelling, whether it's for marketing or the literary mind.

Hardwood and Hollywood
'Justice League' is Mediocre Fun - Hardwood and Hollywood

Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg share the silver screen for the very first time in Justice League. The ancient, powerful extraterrestrial named Steppenwolf invades Earth with his army of parademons, as Batman and Wonder Woman assemble a team of metahumans to stop him from retrieving the all-powerful mother boxes.

Hardwood and Hollywood
'Blade Runner 2049' is Impressive - Hardwood and Hollywood

Once in a while humanity is hard to define because sometimes we act like we're not a part of it. Blade Runner 2049 takes us back to the grim, dark world that's filled with replicants and advanced artificial intelligence. The very capable Denis Villeneuve, who gave us Arrival and Sicario, directs a fine sequel that ...