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Exclusive: New Images Of Lindsay Lohan & James Deen In 'The Canyons'; Film Opens August 2nd

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 7, 2013 11:21 AM
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There are few independent films that get as much attention and print before they even get made or shown to the public as Paul Schrader's "The Canyons." But then again, there are few films like "The Canyons." A collaboration between Schrader and writer Bret Easton Ellis, the movie was funded out of pocket by the filmmakers, along with a boost from Kickstarter, and tells the story of a group of young people in their 20s, in a depiction of contemporary Los Angeles and young Hollywood in the "post-Empire" era. Much of the buzz thus far has centered around Lindsay Lohan and porn star James Deen who take the lead roles in the movie, and while that brought its own set of challenges and fueled speculation about the movie, Schrader was certainly aware of the attention his picture was receiving.

How Jake Gyllenhaal, Thomas Haden Church & Lindsay Lohan Were Almost In 'The Hangover' & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 1, 2013 4:47 PM
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With "The Hangover Part III" arriving next month, and now a massive, R-rated comedy franchise, it's easy to forget that way back in 2009, this movie was not expected to be a hit. Oh sure, Warner Bros. knew it would do well (it didn't cost them very much either) but they couldn't have predicted how well it was going to do when arguably the biggest name in the cast was Heather Graham. Guys like Bradley Cooper and Zach Galifianakis had not taken off yet, but over $460 million dollars worldwide later, their lives changed instantly. But what if the casting had gone a different way?

Trainwreck? Judge For Yourself With 3 Minute Clip From 'The Canyons' With Lindsay Lohan & James Deen

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 16, 2013 1:53 PM
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To be certain, the recent must-read New York Times Magazine article on the making of Paul Schrader's "The Canyons" brought the movie to the attention of a public that was probably not aware it was even happening. But even while movie sites and tabloids kept abreast of the developments on the low budget indie starring Lindsay Lohan and porn star James Deen, the feature article revealed not only just how painful the shoot was, but also the friction between the director, writer Bret Easton Ellis and producer Braxton Pope.

Steven Soderbergh Offered To Edit 'The Canyons', Lindsay Lohan Was Fired & The Saga Of Paul Schrader's Troubled Film

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 10, 2013 12:58 PM
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There are a few ways to start this article. We could talk about the film's indie cred, with its Kickstarter-fueled funding and low-budget, digital-filmmaking approach. We could talk about it being a cautionary tale about working with Lindsay Lohan (more on that in a moment). But instead, we'll start with this quote from the film's screenwriter, Bret Easton Ellis, about the Paul Schrader-directed "The Canyons": “The film is so languorous. It’s an hour 30, and it seems like it’s three hours long. I saw this as a pranky noirish thriller, but Schrader turned it into, well, a Schrader film.”

Watch: Red Band Trailer For 'InAPPropriate Comedy' Directed By The Slap Chop Guy & Starring Adrien Brody & Lindsay Lohan

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 7, 2013 3:38 PM
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Back in October we put together a feature entitled Fire Your Agent: 10 Actors Who Need A Change Of Career Direction. And among them was Adrien Brody, who seems to have no discerning standard for choosing projects, just as quick to do a Woody Allen movie as....well, this. Vince Offer, the guy who created the fucking Slap Chop, has made a movie. And basically, Brody, Michelle Rodriguez, Rob Schneider and Lindsay Lohan all need to fire their agents and rethink their careers for being involved in this thing.

Watch: 'Inception,' 'Black Swan' & More Get Spoofed In Awful Trailer For 'Scary Movie 5'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 22, 2012 10:46 AM
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This is what a tax write-off looks like folks. While the "Scary Movie" franchise to date has been mind-bogglingly successful, with the last entry earning $90 million at the box office, for this latest installment (without series lead Anna Faris) it seems the Weinsteins have lost all interest is producing another hit, and mostly just want to keep the brand going. Cheap, featuring a bunch of no names along with cameos from the likes of Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan and Katt Williams who will be using the paycheques to pay any past or future lawyers fees, the new trailer for "Scary Movie 5" shows how low the bar the go.

Watch: James Franco-Directed, Lindsay Lohan-Featuring Video For R.E.M.'s "Blue"

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 16, 2012 3:05 PM
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So remember this summer when it was reported that James Franco was collaborating with Lindsay Lohan on some vaguely described "video/art" project? Well, it looks like we now have the fruits of their labors, and it's certainly unexpected.

Watch: B-Movie-Style Trailer For Paul Schrader's 'The Canyons' Starring Lindsay Lohan & James Deen

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 13, 2012 12:38 PM
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If you thought that Paul Schrader and the team behind "The Canyons" might be a bit cagey about the crowd-sourced nature of his indie film, guess again. Not only have they been playful (see the grindhouse style teaser), they are now fully embracing their outsider status with this new B-movie-style trailer for the film, which promises lots of pulp. And no studio involvement.

Watch: Teaser Trailer & Poster For 'Liz & Dick' With Lindsay Lohan As Elizabeth Taylor

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 20, 2012 11:38 PM
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So, hot mess or career comeback? Well, it's a Lifetime movie so, if it's watchable that will be more than enough, but given that Lindsay Lohan seems to be operating a bi-weekly arrest rate, she's hoping that this one turns out be a surprise success because there's only so many "Scary Movie" appearances you can do.

First Look: Lindsay Lohan & Charlie Sheen Make The Ultimate Hook-Up In 'Scary Movie 5'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • September 20, 2012 11:35 AM
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Oh hey, check it out, a first look at the early contender for worst film of 2013. I mean... it's a first look photo of perennial arrestee Lindsay Lohan and human punchline Charlie Sheen, the ultimate Hollywood hookup, in their "outrageous, sexy and hilarious opening scene" in the upcoming Dimension Film "Scary Movie 5."

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