film student. aspiring writer, producer, and director.
I’ve been waiting over a year to see this!!
And it did NOT disappoint.
Shiva Baby is an incredibly awkward anxiety-inducing thriller comedy and I loved every second of it. This film is so Jewish and I’ve never felt more seen and represented since binging Mrs. Maisel.
The script is excellent, and so unbelievably accurate regarding what happens at every Jewish family get-together. Emma Seligman gets everything so right, and it made me so happy to see Jewish culture portrayed…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
THE WAY THIS WAS SO MUCH BETTER ON THE REWATCH
Random quotes that I’m obsessed with:
“I lived in New York in the 80s. My gaydar is STRONG AS A BULL.”
“I’m not gonna blow him in the bathroom.”
“WE ARE AT A SHIVA.”
“That’s what I’m saying, I’m not gonna do it.”
“BECAUSE YOU’RE SUPPOSED TO HELP FUCKING OLD PEOPLE I DON’T KNOW.”
“I think she could possibly be the most beautiful person I’ve ever seen.”
“We met at…