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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  • Little Shop of Horrors

    ★★★★★

  • Model

    ★★★★★

  • Man of Aran

  • Hell in the Pacific

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  • Little Shop of Horrors

    Little Shop of Horrors

    ★★★★★

    Feel like I’m going crazy because IMDb doesn’t even list him as uncredited but I know for a *fact* that was a cameo appearance of Paul Dooley as the plant salesman near the end there.

  • Model

    Model

    ★★★★★

    My main thoughts this time through were about how strikingly cinematic this is especially after lately when I’ve been fully diving into his more demanding works, how that in itself is incredibly fitting for the self-reflexive insanity that ensues, how this would make a great double bill with F For Fake, but most importantly of all: what ever happened to that *other* documentary being filmed at the exact same time?

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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??