Alyssa C.

Movie/TV snob. Vegan. Writer. Flutist. Actress. Parrot Whisperer. Atheist. Liberal.

Favorite films

  • Arrival
  • Back to the Future
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Promising Young Woman

Recent activity

  • The Father


  • I Care a Lot


  • The United States vs. Billie Holiday

  • The Mauritanian


Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • Parasite



    It only took months and months, but I finally saw Parasite, the movie that everyone has been talking about -- and now I see why it has started so many conversations, garnered numerous accolades, and ended up on a plethora of Best-of-2019 lists. It is hard to describe to those who have not seen it, and I am glad that people have kept the twists secretive. The less you know about it, the better. Boon Joon-Ho, who directed the fascinating…

  • Toy Story 4

    Toy Story 4


    I’m not sure if this movie was needed, seeing as Toy Story 3 ended so terrifically that it seemed like the end of the toys’ stories (see what I did there?), yet it’s hard not to love seeing Woody, Buzz, and the others yet again — and supposedly for the last time.  I grew up with these movies, having been only seven when the first one was released in 1995.  And, like the franchise’s characters, I’ve grown considerably.  The fourth…