Film reviews and more since 2009

Originating as a late-night program on WONC 89.1FM, “Sleepless with Steve” is a weekly movie podcast hosted by Steve Pulaski, Dominic Guanzon, and Joe Viso. It airs Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm exclusively on YouTube! Below you’ll find show highlights and archived clips from past shows!

 

Steve Recalls What Made Him Cancel His MoviePass Subscription
Steve Recalls What Made Him Cancel His MoviePass Subscription

George Miller Delivers Another Knockout Punch with “Furiosa”
George Miller Delivers Another Knockout Punch with “Furiosa”

What is the Legacy of Morgan Spurlock Following His Death?
What is the Legacy of Morgan Spurlock Following His Death?

How Joe Viso Landed on the “Double Toasted” Podcast with Korey Coleman
How Joe Viso Landed on the “Double Toasted” Podcast with Korey Coleman

How the Writers Won the WGA Strike: Streaming Residuals, AI, and More
How the Writers Won the WGA Strike: Streaming Residuals, AI, and More

No One Will Save You (2023) review
No One Will Save You (2023) review

★★★

How Well Will Taylor Swift’s “Eras Tour” Perform at the Box Office?
How Well Will Taylor Swift’s “Eras Tour” Perform at the Box Office?

Unpacking Disney’s $1,500 Blu-Ray Box Set with 100 Animated Films
Unpacking Disney’s $1,500 Blu-Ray Box Set with 100 Animated Films

BS High (2023) review
BS High (2023) review

★★★½

Where Have All the Theatrical Comedies Gone?
Where Have All the Theatrical Comedies Gone?

The “Sleepless” Crew Reacts to the “Five Nights at Freddy’s” Teaser Trailer
The “Sleepless” Crew Reacts to the “Five Nights at Freddy’s” Teaser Trailer

The Death of Dick Long (2019) review
The Death of Dick Long (2019) review

★★

Why the Ongoing WGA Strike Will Decide the Future of AI in Entertainment
Why the Ongoing WGA Strike Will Decide the Future of AI in Entertainment

Breaking Down What’s Behind the 2023 Writer’s Strike
Breaking Down What’s Behind the 2023 Writer’s Strike

Remembering Jerry Springer (1944 – 2023)
Remembering Jerry Springer (1944 – 2023)

Strange Days (1995) review
Strange Days (1995) review

★★★½

AMC’s new “Sightline” seating policy further discourages moviegoing
AMC’s new “Sightline” seating policy further discourages moviegoing

“80 for Brady” has the “Sleepless” crew divided
“80 for Brady” has the “Sleepless” crew divided

“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”

It’s “a joke” that Richard Linklater’s “Apollo 10 1⁄2” is ineligible for animation Oscars
It’s “a joke” that Richard Linklater’s “Apollo 10 1⁄2” is ineligible for animation Oscars

“Rust” settlement: Putting to bed the nightmare that is the Alec Baldwin controversy
“Rust” settlement: Putting to bed the nightmare that is the Alec Baldwin controversy

Where did Rob Zombie go wrong with “The Munsters?”
Where did Rob Zombie go wrong with “The Munsters?”

“We’re All Going to the World’s Fair” is a sparse, unnerving little horror film
“We’re All Going to the World’s Fair” is a sparse, unnerving little horror film

Steve on “Clerks III:” “I cried three different times”
Steve on “Clerks III:” “I cried three different times”

Regina Hall gives an Oscar worthy performance in “Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.”
Regina Hall gives an Oscar worthy performance in “Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.”

Making sense of the latest Dan Schneider bombshell, Business Insider article
Making sense of the latest Dan Schneider bombshell, Business Insider article

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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”

“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

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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