In The Canyons, Lindsay Lohan's latest film, the 27-year-old New York native plays Tara, ” a woman who could be a Hollywood climber but who really, maybe, just wants to survive. The boyfriend she's latched onto is suitable only on the surface: Christian (the adult-film performer James Deen) is an egotistical trust-fund kid who dabbles in producing horror movies.” Lohan's latest role continues her path toward more adult roles–her tumultuous personal life notwithstanding. Here's a rearview look at the films of Lohan, from her time as a spunky child actor to break-out roles in movies like 2004's Mean Girls to straight-to-TV (Liz and Dick) and now indie fare. No matter how small the role, Lohan seems to always drawn attention — from her defenders and gossip bloggers alike.
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