Alyssa Heflin

Trans girl who watches too many movies for her own good.

Bio favorites change based on mood.

Favorite films

  • Model
  • Cemetery of Splendor
  • Righting Wrongs
  • It's a Wonderful Life

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  • eXistenZ

  • A Dangerous Method

  • National Gallery

  • The Breaking Point

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  • A Dangerous Method

    A Dangerous Method

    There is a comparison I could make here that is so insanely effusive that I’m gonna have to keep it to myself until I rewatch this a few years later and can be confident that I’m not talking out of my ass.

  • National Gallery

    National Gallery

    When Wiseman touches on art I find that he brings it to life in ways I was unprepared for, especially when it's with subjects that feel beyond the ken of the everyday person (the theatre, ballet, and of course here Fine Art). Take for instance a brief scene of two people, an older man and a younger woman, both looking over a painting of Moses bringing the Ten Commandments down from Mount Sinai (I'm thinking now of the kind of…

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  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    To die is to witness the end of the world. What is a bullet if not a meteor, rocketing into your orbit and shattering the hard bone that protects your universe from collapse. How does it feel to be shot in the brain? Do you disappear all at once, like an ice cube dropped into boiling water? Or do you slowly feel yourself shed your identity piece by piece? Is there a split second where all of a sudden you…

  • WHAT DID JACK DO?

    WHAT DID JACK DO?

    The part where a single strand of Lynch’s perfectly coiffed hair just slumps down at the accusation that he’s lying.......how’d he do that??