100

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
For film buffs and Lynch fans, this is a glorious high.
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100

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Like "Memento," Mulholland Drive is an amnesiac noir in the tradition that goes back to "Spellbound" and "Somewhere in the Night."
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is a movie to surrender yourself to. If you require logic, see something else. Mulholland Drive works directly on the emotions, like music.
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90

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The challenge is exhilarating. You can discover a lot about yourself by getting lost in Mulholland Drive. It grips you like a dream that won't let go.
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88

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
It just requires an open mind, a love of film and a willingness to dream.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Rapt and beautiful and absorbing.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's a lush, lovely dreamscape of a movie, steeped in familiar vernacular (film noir), yet capable of shooting off in totally unfamiliar, surreal directions.
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
It's flawed, but it's also rich. And how many films make you feel that you and the filmmaker are following the course of a dream?
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Exhilarating not only for its dreamlike images and fierce, frequently reckless imagination but also for the fact that it got made (and released) at all.
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Watching this surrealist silliness, I would have welcomed the sight of a geezer on a riding mower.
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81 out of 100
Universal acclaim
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