Mulholland Drive

Mulholland Drive ★★★★★

"I don't know who I am."

As much as I love Twin Peaks, I think this is David Lynch's masterpiece.  There are some detours but not a shot seems wasted in service of the whole.  I know most consider it a mystery noir, and I suppose it is that, but to me it's always been a horror film.  Its biggest threats aren't the external variety, they're all internal - jealousy, regret, and guilt.  The demons you carry with you and which can be terrifying to reckon with.  And aren't those the scariest monsters of all?  

Naomi Watts is exceptional in this movie.  The audition scene especially, god she is great.

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