Rating: 9 stars
Seen 1 time
Seen on: 11/17/2021 (rewatch)
Blonde Betty Elms has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette with amnesia. Meanwhile, as the two set off to solve the second woman’s identity, filmmaker Adam Kesher runs into ominous trouble while casting his latest project.
Rated R | Length 147 minutes
Naomi Watts | Laura Harring | Justin Theroux | Ann Miller | Mark Pellegrino | Robert Forster | Brent Briscoe | Dan Hedaya | Angelo Badalamenti | Monty Montgomery | Lee Grant | James Karen | Chad Everett | Richard Green | Rebekah Del Rio | Melissa George | Jeanne Bates | Dan Birnbaum | Lori Heuring | Marcus Graham | Michael J. Anderson | Patrick Fischler | Michael Cooke | Bonnie Aarons | Geno Silva | Billy Ray Cyrus | Vincent Castellanos | Wayne Grace | Rita Taggart | Michele Hicks | Elizabeth Lackey | Tad Horino | Missy Crider | Kate Forster | Tony Longo | Michael Fairman | Scott Coffey | Rena Riffel | Katharine Towne | Michael Des Barres | Robert Katims | Randall Wulff | Maya Bond | Joseph Kearney | Enrique Buelna | Richard Mead | Daniel Rey | David Schroeder | Tom Morris | Mo Gallini | Diane Nelson | Charles Croughwell | Lisa K. Ferguson | William Ostrander | Brian Beacock | Blake Lindsley | Adrien Curry | Tyrah M. Lindsey | Michael D. Weatherred | Johanna Stein | Conte Candoli | Cori Glazer | Lyssie Powell | Kimberly Clever | Joshua Collazo | David Frutos | Peter Loggins | Theresa Salazar | Thea Samuels | Christian Thompson | Sean Everett
I know I’ve seen this before but I only remembered bits and pieces of it. Watching it start to finish while completely awake was like watching it for the first time. The 4K disc from Criterion is gorgeous. Naomi Watts’ performance is electric.