Film reviews and more since 2009

Fall (2022) review

Two women. A 2,000-foot TV tower. No clear way down. Action!

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

Breaking down Cooper Raiff’s appeal as a filmmaker, and why his first two movies are rare, back-to-back home-runs.

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

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

★★★

Disaster Movie (2008) review
Disaster Movie (2008) review

“Ultimately disappointing:” Steve reviews “Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe”
“Ultimately disappointing:” Steve reviews “Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe”

“Elvis” features an exceptional Austin Butler and a terrible Tom Hanks
“Elvis” features an exceptional Austin Butler and a terrible Tom Hanks

Confusing marketing? The gay kiss? Why did Pixar’s “Lightyear” bomb?
Confusing marketing? The gay kiss? Why did Pixar’s “Lightyear” bomb?

Steve calls “Cha Cha Real Smooth” his favorite film of 2022. Do Dom and Joe agree?
Steve calls “Cha Cha Real Smooth” his favorite film of 2022. Do Dom and Joe agree?

High Anxiety (1977) review
High Anxiety (1977) review

★★

Blazing Saddles (1974) review
Blazing Saddles (1974) review

★★★½

Spaceballs (1987) review
Spaceballs (1987) review

★★★

The Black Phone (2022) review
The Black Phone (2022) review

★★★½

Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe (2022) review
Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe (2022) review

★★½

Elvis (2022) review
Elvis (2022) review

★★½

Block Party (2022) review
Block Party (2022) review

Jerry & Marge Go Large (2022) review
Jerry & Marge Go Large (2022) review

★★½

Life Stinks (1991) review
Life Stinks (1991) review

★★½

Lightyear (2022) review
Lightyear (2022) review

★★

Silent Movie (1976) review
Silent Movie (1976) review

★★★½

Young Frankenstein (1974) review
Young Frankenstein (1974) review

★★★★

Kirk Cameron Presents: The Homeschool Awakening (2022) review
Kirk Cameron Presents: The Homeschool Awakening (2022) review

★½

Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas (2014) review
Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas (2014) review

½★

“Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe” looks faithful, funny based on trailer
“Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe” looks faithful, funny based on trailer

“Top Gun: Maverick” is the best blockbuster since “Mad Max: Fury Road”
“Top Gun: Maverick” is the best blockbuster since “Mad Max: Fury Road”

Hustle (2022) review
Hustle (2022) review

★★★

Jurassic Park III (2001) review
Jurassic Park III (2001) review

★★

The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) review
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) review

★★★

Jurassic Park (1993) review
Jurassic Park (1993) review

★★★

Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling (1986) review
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling (1986) review

★★½

Jurassic World Dominion (2022) review
Jurassic World Dominion (2022) review

★½

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) review
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) review

★½

Jurassic World (2015) review
Jurassic World (2015) review

★★★

Emergency (2022) review
Emergency (2022) review

★★½

Dashcam (2022) review
Dashcam (2022) review

★★★

Robert Eggers “restrategizing” after “The Northman” underperforms in theaters
Robert Eggers “restrategizing” after “The Northman” underperforms in theaters

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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