Aug 13, 2013
Monterey County Herald
Lohan reminds us she's still got it in 'The Canyons'
Lindsay Lohan and James Deen star as Tara and Christian in "The Canyons," which opens Friday at Osio Cinemas in Monterey.
Review: Lindsay Lohan reminds us she's still got it in 'The Canyons'
Both sides of the Lindsay Lohan divide can draw comfort from "The Canyons," Paul Schrader's lurid film of the Bret Easton Ellis script about "what a small town" Los.Angeles is for the young and beautiful around the fringes of the film industry.
Sorry, Schrader: "The Canyons" isn't that deep
"I guess movies just aren't my thing anymore," croaks Lindsay Lohan, looking at least twice her age and setting the tone of this curdled epitaph for the death of cinema that's by turns audacious and annoying.
Film School Rejects
Digital Sleaze Auteurs: Paul Schrader's 'The Canyons' and Brian ...
During a 35th anniversary screening of Taxi Driver at the Indiana University Cinema in 2011, Paul Schrader stated that studios stopped making movies like Taxi Driver a long time ago, and moreover, studios weren't interested in making movies for adults anymore.
Movie Review: 'The Canyons' a dreary look at Hollywood
Far from the renegade, boundary-pushing, sexually explicit sensation that its makers have been suggesting, "The Canyons" is a lame, one-dimensional and ultimately dreary look at peripheral Hollywood types not worth anyone's time either onscreen or in real life.