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The Canyons Reviews

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Richard Knight
Windy City Times

Schrader's idea of a modern-day noir has promise but Ellis' script lets him down and leaves the actors adrift with no scenes to play.

Full Review Source: Windy City Times

June 27, 2014
Mark Kermode
Observer [UK]

Merely confirms Schrader as an all-but spent force (it's been largely downhill since the dismal Dominion) and nails Bret Easton Ellis as a one-trick pony.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK] | Original Score: 1/5

May 11, 2014
Stephen Carty
Flix Capacitor

The Canyons is flawed in a number of ways, but it remains a genuinely curious proposition (no, seriously) due to the unusual nature of its production and the eclectic assortment of talent involved.

Full Review Source: Flix Capacitor | Original Score: 1.5/5

May 10, 2014
Leslie Felperin
Radio Times

Although the movie is flawed, [Lohan's] pretty terrific ...

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 3/5

May 9, 2014
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

The first question you'll ask yourself while walking out of The Canyons is, "What were they thinking?" The second may be "Were they thinking at all?"

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 1/5

May 9, 2014
James Mottram
The List

Largely set to go down as an embarrassing footnote in the careers of both its screenwriter Bret Easton Ellis and director Paul Schrader - unless, by some miracle, it gains cult success for its awfulness.

Full Review Source: The List | Original Score: 2/5

May 9, 2014
Ben Rawson-Jones
Digital Spy

The group sex sessions are briefly interesting, not for their titillation value but the shifting powerplays that emerge between the main characters.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 2/5

May 9, 2014
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

Lindsay Lohan's car crash career receives another nasty bump in The Canyons, a turgid, very low-budget wallow in Beverly Hills sleaze.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 1/5

May 8, 2014
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

The Canyons deserves a look.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 3/5

May 8, 2014
David Jenkins
Little White Lies

Lindsay Lohan lights up the screen as a fallen starlet in Paul Schrader's much-maligned noir quickie.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 4/5

May 8, 2014
Ryan Lattanzio
Thompson on Hollywood

Underneath The Canyons' plastic deadness rattles a broken Lohan... And we really believe her.

Full Review Source: Thompson on Hollywood

March 27, 2014
Wesley Morris
Grantland
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It believes it's taking risks it actually has no interest in taking, that it's seeing profundity in the showbiz shallows.

Full Review Source: Grantland

January 3, 2014
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...feels like a toxic kiss-off note to Hollywood, and the only thing I'm really wondering about is whether Lohan and Deen (and others involved in the production) are the director's collaborators or victims.

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: 82/100

October 17, 2013
Mike Scott
Times-Picayune

It might have felt at home alongside various overly lurid thrillers from the late 1980s and early 1990s. Now, however, it feels only cheap and passe.

Full Review Source: Times-Picayune | Original Score: 1/5

September 20, 2013
Gerald Peary
Arts Fuse

The bubbling-over sexuality of Paul Schrader's The Canyons is surely tongue-in-cheek, amusing in its semen-splashed excessiveness.

Full Review Source: Arts Fuse | Original Score: 3

September 16, 2013
Blake Howard
2UE That Movie Show

The Canyons is Easton Ellis cannibalising himself, Schrader badly forging Drive and hack stunt casting of a walking appendage and a starlet that should have been in rehab.

Full Review Source: 2UE That Movie Show | Original Score: 0.5/5

September 15, 2013
Simon Foster
sbs.com.au

The weathered, wayward but undeniably talented Lohan, the poster child for Hollywood's indulgent lifestyle (frankly, it's sad that at 25 she already appears too old for the part), imbues Tara with a depth not evident in Ellis' script.

Full Review Source: sbs.com.au

September 10, 2013
Robbie Collin
Daily Telegraph

A boring failure, for the most un-thrilling reasons imaginable: the characters don't ring true, the dialogue is heinous, and most of the cast can't act.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 2/5

August 31, 2013
Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com

The low-budget film is loaded with conversations about nothing in particular, along with a collection of sex scenes that are neither especially shocking nor titillating.

Full Review Source: Cinemalogue.com

August 30, 2013
Jo-Anne Titmarsh
HeyUGuys

A little twist at the end of the film is not enough to salvage the other ninety minutes of cinematic torture.

Full Review Source: HeyUGuys | Original Score: 1/5

August 30, 2013
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