Christian is a trust-fund kid who lives in L.A. He enjoys making movies, and in his current project he has his girlfriend, Tara, helping with the casting duties. However, trouble arises when one of Tara's old flames is cast for the leading role. Christian is unaware of their history, but when he finally catches on, he is overcome with jealousy. Christian's jealousy spirals out of control and sparks some cold and calculated plans. He decides to take extreme measures to get even, and eventually his mind games escalate to violence.
The Canyons is a steamy thriller with main themes including lust, jealousy, and revenge. This movie explores some of the darker sides of the human psyche.
Lindsay Lohan's latest comeback vehicle, "The Canyons," opened on Friday, but it didn't exactly make a big splash. The theatrical opening was largely a symbolic one—the movie was only playing on one screen at the IFC Center in New York—but the day's box office returns seem to be a bad symbol for Lohan's career. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film took in about $3,300 on opening day. At first glance, that doesn't seem so bad—this week's box-office leader, "2 Guns," grossed just about the same amount per theater—but a high-profile NYC premiere could do better.
Bret Easton Ellis has been banned from the GLAAD Media awards… and seems surprised. Though the writer and director is gay, the gay community has apparently found many (many, many) of his Twitter posts offensive. "As a gay man in a domestic partnership who plans to get married I'm sad to hear I've been banned by GLAAD from attending tomorrow's event," the “Canyons” director tweeted. "GLAAD is supposedly 'furious' about my tweets.
Why this is a thing escapes me, but here it is. If you’ve been dying for some more Lindsay Lohan news, then here you go. Happy Thanksgiving. I present to you the laughably bad teaser trailer for her newest flick, “The Canyons.” What the heck is “The Canyons?” Well, it’s directed by Paul Schrader and written by Bret Easton Ellis, and aside from Lindsay Lohan, it stars porn star James Deen in his break-out role that doesn’t seem like that much of a stretch for a porn star, honestly.