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  • Shiva Baby

    Shiva Baby

    ★★★

    i gotta say i don't love this trend in ~new jewish cinema~ that makes judaism and jewish caricature its punchline for (primarily) non-jewish audiences. i'm glad a lot of people have resonated with this! but i also felt like that widespread relatability came somewhat at the cost of having jewishness be used solely for jokes and atmospheric horror, which is a shame, because there's some really interesting jewish tension baked into the plot that goes unexplored. idk! it's kind of telling that 95% of the reviews on here either focus on danielle's bisexuality and/or misrepresent what a shiva actually is

  • Mank

    Mank

    ★★

    as someone who has been obsessively reading about bette davis and joan crawford for weeks, there are so many interesting things about 1930s hollywood, almost all of which have to do with women, and absolutely none of which have to do with herman j mankiewicz. but if you’re going to do a mank biopic maybe don’t cast a geriatric antisemite who chokes on the word “mishpachah”

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  • Always Be My Maybe

    Always Be My Maybe

    ★★

    it's true women only want to date the stoner musician childhood friend they've become more successful than or keanu reeves

  • Yentl

    Yentl

    ★★★★

    rabbi, is it gay to argue talmud with your bro and then insist he to share a bed with you? what about locking eyes with your bro at yeshiva and throwing your arm around him at absolutely every opportunity? what abt wrestling him to the ground as you argue talmud and—