The first trailer for The Canyons (aka That Movie With Lindsay Lohan and Porn Star James Deen) was digitally altered to resemble a 1970s exploitation film. The colours were desaturated, grain was added, and the soundtrack popped and hissed as if it had been run through the projector a few too many times. All of this created the impression that maybe the movie would be a homage to 1970s exploitation films.

But now we have a new trailer, and for some reason it’s been digitally altered to resemble a 1950s film noir. Despite a voice-over announcing that the movie is in technicolor and cinemascope, the trailer is actually in black and white and cropped to the classical aspect ratio of 1.33: 1. All of this creates the impression that…well, we actually have no idea what’s going on with The Canyons. To find out, I guess we’ll just have to wait till…oh that’s right, no release date has been announced yet. So, uh, anyway, here’s the trailer…