Film reviews and more since 2009

Don’t Worry Darling (2022) review

The sooner Olivia Wilde puts the mess that was the promotion and execution of “Don’t Worry Darling” behind her, the better for us all.

Barbarian (2022) review

Zach Cregger’s “Barbarian” is poised to do for Airbnbs what “Final Destination 2” did for log trucks.

Bye, mom: Remembering my mother, Mary Pulaski

Mary Pulaski (May 25, 1963 – August 5, 2021)
My best friend, confidant, #1 fan, and so much more

Orphan (2009) review
Orphan (2009) review

★★★½

Dummy (1979) review
Dummy (1979) review

🕯️ Remembering Paul Sorvino 🕯️

Prey (2022) review
Prey (2022) review

★★½

Fall (2022) review
Fall (2022) review

★★★½

Mack & Rita (2022) review
Mack & Rita (2022) review

★½

Shiva Baby (2020) review
Shiva Baby (2020) review

★★★½

Jordan Peele’s “Nope” is another big W
Jordan Peele’s “Nope” is another big W

Cocaine: One Man’s Seduction (1983) review
Cocaine: One Man’s Seduction (1983) review

★★½

Remembering Paul Sorvino: “Goodfellas,” “Romeo + Juliet,” “Law & Order,” and more
Remembering Paul Sorvino: “Goodfellas,” “Romeo + Juliet,” “Law & Order,” and more

Luck (2022) review
Luck (2022) review

★½

“Not Okay” is the much better version of “Dear Evan Hansen”
“Not Okay” is the much better version of “Dear Evan Hansen”

Gidget Goes to Rome (1963) review
Gidget Goes to Rome (1963) review

★★

Easter Sunday (2022) review
Easter Sunday (2022) review

★★

Making sense of “Batgirl” being scrapped, HBO Max’s impending restructuring
Making sense of “Batgirl” being scrapped, HBO Max’s impending restructuring

Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961) review
Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961) review

★★★½

Not Okay (2022) review
Not Okay (2022) review

★★½

Blame (2017) review
Blame (2017) review

★★½

“Where the Crawdads Sing” is another frothy, incredulous romance-drama
“Where the Crawdads Sing” is another frothy, incredulous romance-drama

Good Burger (1997) review
Good Burger (1997) review

★★★

Steve tells you the real reason why Rob Zombie’s “The Munsters” looks so bad
Steve tells you the real reason why Rob Zombie’s “The Munsters” looks so bad

Nope (2022) review
Nope (2022) review

★★★½

Get Out (2017) review
Get Out (2017) review

★★★★

Us (2019) review
Us (2019) review

★★★

Unique animation, great voice cast makes “The Bad Guys” one of Dreamworks’ best in years
Unique animation, great voice cast makes “The Bad Guys” one of Dreamworks’ best in years

Gidget (1959) review
Gidget (1959) review

★★★

Remembering James Caan: “The Godfather,” “The Gambler,” “Las Vegas”
Remembering James Caan: “The Godfather,” “The Gambler,” “Las Vegas”

Our friend Grace Blackford has released her debut album, “Inside My Head”
Our friend Grace Blackford has released her debut album, “Inside My Head”

Good Luck to You, Leo Grande (2022) review
Good Luck to You, Leo Grande (2022) review

★★½

South Park: The Streaming Wars Part 2 (2022) review
South Park: The Streaming Wars Part 2 (2022) review

★★½

Don’t Make Me Go (2022) review
Don’t Make Me Go (2022) review

★★½

Doing Your Twenties: On “Cha Cha Real Smooth” and the Cool Uncool-ness of Cooper Raiff
Doing Your Twenties: On “Cha Cha Real Smooth” and the Cool Uncool-ness of Cooper Raiff

Where the Crawdads Sing (2022) review
Where the Crawdads Sing (2022) review

★★

Mad God (2022) review
Mad God (2022) review

★★★

About Steve Pulaski

Steve Pulaski has been reviewing movies since 2009 for a barrage of different outlets. He graduated North Central College in 2018 and currently works as an on-air radio personality. He also hosts a weekly movie podcast called "Sleepless with Steve," dedicated to film and the film industry, on his YouTube channel. In addition to writing, he's a die-hard Chicago Bears fan and has two cats, appropriately named Siskel and Ebert!

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