Film reviews and more since 2009

Knock at the Cabin (2023) review

“Knock at the Cabin” is a lean, entrapping 95-minute thriller, filled with some fine character work by actors who fully believe in the material.

Steve’s Top 10 Favorite Films of 2022

A tenderly made coming of age dramedy, a romance between cannibals, a documentary on a former Chicago mayor, and more stand-out as some of my favorites in a year filled with great films.

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

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2001) review
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2001) review

★★★½

Avatar (2009) review
Avatar (2009) review

★★★½

Adult Swim Yule Log (aka The Fire Place) (2022) review
Adult Swim Yule Log (aka The Fire Place) (2022) review

★★★

The Penis, The Power, and The Predicaments: Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Boogie Nights”
The Penis, The Power, and The Predicaments: Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Boogie Nights”

Bad Santa (2003) review
Bad Santa (2003) review

★★★½

Bad Santa 2 (2016) review
Bad Santa 2 (2016) review

★★★

Bones and All (2022) review
Bones and All (2022) review

★★★★

Violent Night (2022) review
Violent Night (2022) review

★★★

Menashe (2017) review
Menashe (2017) review

★★

Incredible But True (2022) review
Incredible But True (2022) review

★★★

Hamlet 2 (2008) review
Hamlet 2 (2008) review

★★½

Bushwhacked (1995) review
Bushwhacked (1995) review

★★

She Said (2022) review
She Said (2022) review

★★★

The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (2022) review
The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special (2022) review

★★½

Devotion (2022) review
Devotion (2022) review

★★½

Strange World (2022) review
Strange World (2022) review

★★

Blue’s Big City Adventure (2022) review
Blue’s Big City Adventure (2022) review

★★★

The Post (2017) review
The Post (2017) review

★★½

Spotlight (2015) review
Spotlight (2015) review

★★★½

The Menu (2022) review
The Menu (2022) review

★★★½

Stutz (2022) review
Stutz (2022) review

★★★½

All Quiet on the Western Front (2022) review
All Quiet on the Western Front (2022) review

★★★½

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022) review
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022) review

★★★

“Weird” Review: “At a certain point, the weirdness exhausted me”
“Weird” Review: “At a certain point, the weirdness exhausted me”

“Tár” Review: I loved it, but I can see why some people hate it” – Steve
“Tár” Review: I loved it, but I can see why some people hate it” – Steve

Remembering Aaron Carter: Teen Pop Sensation Dead at 34
Remembering Aaron Carter: Teen Pop Sensation Dead at 34

Henry Selick wants credit for “A Nightmare Before Christmas”
Henry Selick wants credit for “A Nightmare Before Christmas”

Mid90s (2018) review
Mid90s (2018) review

★★★½

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (2022) review
Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (2022) review

★★★

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (2022) review
Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (2022) review

★★½

Tár (2022) review
Tár (2022) review

★★★½

The Compleat Al (1985) review
The Compleat Al (1985) review

★★★½

Wendell & Wild (2022) review
Wendell & Wild (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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