We finally have a trailer for Paul Schrader's neo-noir foray into the scandal, violence, and eroticism that goes down in modern-day Los Angeles. In The Canyons, Lindsay Lohan plays an aspiring actress/model-turned-plaything named Tara. James Deen is her trust-fund kid slash movie producer boyfriend, Christian, who soon discovers Tara's secret love affair. From the looks of the trailer, things definitely start to spiral out of control. Brace yourselves. To sum up, here's six things we learned...Read Full Story
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It's a message movie and not without its faults, but it's also a character-driven drama, and the characters end up mattering more than the message.
To frack or not to frack? That is the question. Not to frack is what Promised Land would have us believe. Although it refuses to get its hands dirty, Gus Van Sant's safe little movie is an enjoyable one that works as a character study and a bargain bin drama. Promised Land is...Read Full Story
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