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 7pm exclusively on YouTube! Below you’ll find show highlights and archived clips from past shows!

 

“The Matrix Resurrections” features great romance but lackluster action
“The Matrix Resurrections” features great romance but lackluster action

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” is everything a Spider-Man fan could want
“Spider-Man: No Way Home” is everything a Spider-Man fan could want

Why did “West Side Story” bomb?
Why did “West Side Story” bomb?

“West Side Story” is the rare elite remake that improves on the original
“West Side Story” is the rare elite remake that improves on the original

Joe calls “House of Gucci” one of the most disappointing films of 2021
Joe calls “House of Gucci” one of the most disappointing films of 2021

“Across the Spider-Verse” reaction: “It’s a great time to be a Spider-Man” fan | Sleepless with Steve
“Across the Spider-Verse” reaction: “It’s a great time to be a Spider-Man” fan | Sleepless with Steve

Reacting to Alec Baldwin’s post-“Rust” interview: “I did not pull the trigger”
Reacting to Alec Baldwin’s post-“Rust” interview: “I did not pull the trigger”

Lin-Manuel Miranda does Jonathan Larson justice with “Tick, Tick… Boom”
Lin-Manuel Miranda does Jonathan Larson justice with “Tick, Tick… Boom”

Steve on “Ghostbusters: Afterlife:” “It’s one long Easter egg hunt”
Steve on “Ghostbusters: Afterlife:” “It’s one long Easter egg hunt”

Taylor Swift’s “All Too Well” short shows her talents as a director and storyteller
Taylor Swift’s “All Too Well” short shows her talents as a director and storyteller

Will MoviePass get a successful sequel? Company set to return in 2022
Will MoviePass get a successful sequel? Company set to return in 2022

Emilio Estevez won’t return for season 2 of “The Mighty Ducks;” did the vaccine play a role?
Emilio Estevez won’t return for season 2 of “The Mighty Ducks;” did the vaccine play a role?

Netflix’s best film of 2021 is “The Harder They Fall?” Joe says so!
Netflix’s best film of 2021 is “The Harder They Fall?” Joe says so!

Lamp operator on Alec Baldwin movie “Rust” could lose arm after spider-bite
Lamp operator on Alec Baldwin movie “Rust” could lose arm after spider-bite

Steve and Joe reveal their most anticipated movies for the last two months of 2021
Steve and Joe reveal their most anticipated movies for the last two months of 2021

We’ve got the next good zombie universe on our hands after “Army of Thieves”
We’ve got the next good zombie universe on our hands after “Army of Thieves”

We’re in the minority on “Halloween Kills:” “this could be a great trilogy”
We’re in the minority on “Halloween Kills:” “this could be a great trilogy”

Why Richard Linklater and David Gordon Green are two of America’s best directors
Why Richard Linklater and David Gordon Green are two of America’s best directors

Between “Dune” and “The Suicide Squad,” “Dune” is the one getting a sequel???
Between “Dune” and “The Suicide Squad,” “Dune” is the one getting a sequel???

Steve on Alec Baldwin shooting: “This is partly why IATSE wanted to strike”
Steve on Alec Baldwin shooting: “This is partly why IATSE wanted to strike”

Recapping the “Chucky” pilot; new eight-episode series now airs on SyFy
Recapping the “Chucky” pilot; new eight-episode series now airs on SyFy

IATSE and AMPTP agree to tentative agreement, avoid a strike
IATSE and AMPTP agree to tentative agreement, avoid a strike

“Family Guy” leaves Adult Swim after 18 years
“Family Guy” leaves Adult Swim after 18 years

No Time to Die (2021)
No Time to Die (2021)

*Video review*

“God’s Not Dead 4” review: A horrendous, irresponsible movie
“God’s Not Dead 4” review: A horrendous, irresponsible movie

“Cry Macho” review: We argue about Clint Eastwood’s latest film
“Cry Macho” review: We argue about Clint Eastwood’s latest film

Dan Schneider opens up about his firing, new show in “NY Times” interview
Dan Schneider opens up about his firing, new show in “NY Times” interview

Reviewing the forgotten Marvel movie: “Man-Thing” (2005)
Reviewing the forgotten Marvel movie: “Man-Thing” (2005)

Breaking down Paramount Pictures’ future with streaming top priority
Breaking down Paramount Pictures’ future with streaming top priority

Remembering Norm Macdonald
Remembering Norm Macdonald

Reviewing the first season of “iCarly” (2021) on Paramount+
Reviewing the first season of “iCarly” (2021) on Paramount+

With changes to the Oscars coming, should the Academy look to honor stunt work?
With changes to the Oscars coming, should the Academy look to honor stunt work?

Steve Burns of “Blue’s Clues” returns, praises us for growing up
Steve Burns of “Blue’s Clues” returns, praises us for growing up

Nia DaCosta, Jordan Peele service the original and forge a new path with “Candyman”
Nia DaCosta, Jordan Peele service the original and forge a new path with “Candyman”

Movie piracy surging with more movies on streaming, VOD
Movie piracy surging with more movies on streaming, VOD

Steve reviews “The Suicide Squad” (2021)
Steve reviews “The Suicide Squad” (2021)

Trey and Matt strike huge “South Park” deal, buy Denver’s Casa Bonita restaurant
Trey and Matt strike huge “South Park” deal, buy Denver’s Casa Bonita restaurant

Steve remembers his mother, Mary, who passed away earlier this month
Steve remembers his mother, Mary, who passed away earlier this month

Is “Clifford the Big Red Dog” the first of many movies to be delayed again?
Is “Clifford the Big Red Dog” the first of many movies to be delayed again?

The Rock, Jesse Plemons lift “Jungle Cruise” above its flaws
The Rock, Jesse Plemons lift “Jungle Cruise” above its flaws

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 in North Central Illinois. 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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