‘Poolman’ Review — Chris Pine’s oddball, off-kilter character piece is charming and strange

A review of the new comedy, in theaters now

Eric Langberg
Everything’s Interesting
6 min readMay 14, 2024

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Chris Pine grew up in Los Angeles, which you’ll be able to guess while watching his new movie Poolman. Pine’s directorial debut is practically begging you to call it a love letter to the City of Angels, and it is… but it’s a bit more…

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Eric Langberg
Everything’s Interesting

Interests: bad horror movies, queering mainstream films, Classic Hollywood.