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Thoughts on a Weekend in Venice

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.17.2014 | Travel
Marshall Fine

Venice outstripped any expectations I might have brought to the experience. It was far more cinematic than any movie could do justice to.

The Great Beauty: The Glory That Is Rome

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Admiring his central actor, Toni Servillo, I asked Paolo Sorrentino how he directed him in the key brilliance of being both text and subtext simultaneously. Having worked with Servillo before, Sorrentino said, I just tell him, go.

'Canyons' Director 'Disappointed' In Lindsay Lohan

Posted 09.25.2013 | Entertainment

Lindsay Lohan received some of her best reviews in recent years for her work in last summer's "The Canyons," but director Paul Schrader is "disappoint...

Best of Venice: Getting to Know The Canyons

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

The Canyons offers insight into an all-too-familiar world of boredom and desperation, relationships and compromises, closeness and the abyss that separates us from our lovers. Although I wanted to dislike it, to be "cool" like my fellow critics, I ended up falling in love with the film.

Why She Skipped Out On Venice

Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment

Lindsay Lohan is defending herself against those critical of her absence at the Venice Film Festival, where her new movie "The Canyons" premiered on F...

Director: Lindsay Lohan Held Me 'Hostage'

AP | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment

VENICE, Italy — Lindsay Lohan is a no-show at the Venice Film Festival, where she was expected to promote the erotic thriller "The Canyons." Di...

Monya Rowe Gallery Heads to Orchard Street

Susan Michals | Posted 10.27.2013 | Arts
Susan Michals

Typical of groovy gallerists everywhere, Ms. Rowe has chosen a nontraditional approach for her new space to match her eclectic exhibition choices.

Stuck in The Canyons

Nikola Stepić | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment
Nikola Stepić

There is ample reason to be interested in The Canyons, the latest Lindsay Lohan film that seems to be on everyone's lips and laptop screens. It's undoubtedly provoking, though often times not for a good reason.

When Lindsay Lohan Hijacks a Film She Also Rescues It

Karen Fragala Smith | Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment
Karen Fragala Smith

More important than critical acclaim or box-office boom is the very distinct potential that The Canyons will come to be known as one of the most influential films in decades.

'The Old Lindsay Showed Up'

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 07.30.2013 | Entertainment

Lindsay Lohan returns to feature films this week in Paul Schrader's "The Canyons." The new movie is out in limited release and via on-demand services ...

Porn Star James Deen SLAMS Major Hollywood Director

Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment

Porn star James Deen begins his assault on the mainstream with the release of "The Canyons" on Aug. 2, but don't expect to see Deen in the next big bl...

Lindsay 'Humbled' After Good 'Canyons' Review

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment

The very early word on "The Canyons" has arrived, and save for a positive review from Variety film critic Scott Foundas, Lindsay Lohan's new film has ...

The Trailer For Lindsay Lohan's New Porn-Ish Movie Is Here

Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment

Tabloid fixture Lindsay Lohan and porn star James Deen star in "The Canyons," a movie that now has a trailer with dubstep-ish background music. It's d...

Lindsay Lohan In 4 Words: 'Trouble,' 'Tormented,' 'Train Wreck'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment

Lindsay Lohan might be a lot of things -- like "troubled," "tormented" and a "train wreck" -- but director Paul Schrader believes she has an undeniabl...

When You Can See 'The Canyons'

Posted 02.15.2013 | Entertainment

"The Canyons" is coming soon. The much-discussed Lindsay Lohan film was acquired by IFC Films on Friday and will "premiere day-and-date and on digi...

From THE SLANT: Paul Schrader Challenges the New York Times Magazine's Spin on Making a Movie With Lindsay Lohan

Stephanie Fairyington | Posted 04.02.2013 | Media
Stephanie Fairyington

Imagine writer-director Paul Schrader's delight when The New York Times Magazine, the bastion of cultural taste and respectability, called to write a piece about his latest directorial effort, The Canyons.

Lindsay Lohan: I Did Not Drink And Drive

Posted 01.11.2013 | Celebrity

If you've read the recent New York Times Magazine profile of Lindsay Lohan, you may have wondered how the actress feels about the piece. Well, wonder ...

Lindsay Lohan Made 'The Canyons' Shoot A Nightmare

Posted 01.11.2013 | Entertainment

If you've seen any of the various trailers for "The Canyons" -- the film staring Lindsay Lohan and porn star James Deen -- you probably have your dou...

American Psycho, Taxi Driver Writers Team Up for Film Kickstarter

Turnstyle | Posted 07.08.2012 | Entertainment
Turnstyle

In terms of proven storytelling talent The Canyons might just be the biggest project to plant a banner at Kickstarter yet.

Why Is Bret Easton Ellis On Kickstarter?

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 05.04.2012 | Los Angeles

You can take the boys out of the movie industry, but you can't take the movie industry out of the boys. Author Bret Easton Ellis, director Paul Sch...

Cultish Cinema Stalks Manhattan for the Next Month

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

This spring is bringing out the weird in a lot of film programmers. Topping the list of strangely eccentric festivals to come is Lincoln Center Film Society's annual Film Comment Selects.

Mighty Movie Podcast Interview: The Exploding Girl and Tales from the Script

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

So actress Zoe Kazan slips into the room, gives director Bradley Rust Gray a hug, and lingers a minute to answer a couple of questions. Quite unantici...