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Video: Official Trailer For 'The Canyons' Released

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We've all been waiting with bated breath for the release of Lindsay Lohan's newest film, "The Canyons," during the filming of which she famously accosted her director, haughtily dressed down her co-stars, and was given over to fits of crying on set.

Well, now, we can finally get a sweet, sweet taste of what the drama was about: The official trailer has been released.

In it, Lohan and co-star James Deen get their Bret Easton Ellis on to some dubstep, with Lohan narrating nearly the entire thing and dropping such knowledge on the viewer as: "I guess I'd like to keep some parts of my life private."

In. Deed.

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At any rate, the movie will premiere in New York on July 29th. And in describing the film, director Paul Schrader has compared Lohan to Marilyn Monroe:

Monroe and Lohan exist in the space between actors and celebrities, people whose professional and personal performances are more or less indistinguishable...I think Lohan has more natural acting talent than Monroe did, but, like Monroe, her weakness is her inability to fake it. She feels she must be experiencing an emotion in order to play it. This leads to all sorts of emotional turmoil, not to mention on-set delays and melodrama. It also leads, when the gods smile, to movie magic.

Here it is:

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