Mulholland Drive
Mulholland Drive (2001)

Along Mulholland Drive nothing is what it seems. In the unreal universe of Los Angeles, the city bares its schizophrenic nature, an uneasy blend of innocence and corruption, love and loneliness, beauty and depravity. A woman is left with… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 19, 2001
DVD Release Date: April 9, 2002
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: David Lynch's dreamlike and mysterious Mulholland Drive is a twisty neo-noir with an unconventional structure that features a mesmirizing performance from Naomi Watts as a woman on the dark fringes of Hollywood.

Tom Huddleston
Time Out

Peppered with moments of pure, neck-prickling sensation, but the emotional centre remains elusive.

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

One of the very few movies in which the pieces not only add up to much more than the whole, but also supersede it with a series of (for the most part) fascinating fragments.

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Simon Miraudo

Mulholland Drive is maddeningly abstract and inscrutable on first viewing, but hypnotic and haunting on every viewing after.

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Todd McCarthy

It's a stunning starring debut, one that should decisively put Watts on the Hollywood and international map.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Like Twin Peaks, it keeps spooling out more narrative twists until the ingenious maze turns into an oppressive tangle.

Sean Axmaker
Stream on Demand

Taking an open ended TV pilot rejected by the networks, [Lynch] added 45 minutes and created closure in a weird, mystical logic that, in its unique Lynchian way, makes a twisted emotional sense.

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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture

Lynch needs to renew himself with an influx of the deep feeling he has for people, for outcasts, and lay off the cretins and hobgoblins and zombies for a while.

Peter Howell
Toronto Star

A movie to savour.

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Christopher Machell

Knowingly exploiting the tropes and clichés of Hollywood film while eschewing its formal and logical boundaries, Lynch's film strikes at the heart of cinema's power to represent mood, sensation and altered states of perception.

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