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Promised Land Fracking

Promised Land and the Illusion of Choice

Ann Green | Posted 03.16.2013 | Green
Ann Green

Promised Land gets the deeper issue right, the harder truth: for the landowners approached by gas companies and the people in "gasland" there's not really a choice, there's just an illusion of choice.

Hollywood Faces Fracking In 'Promised Land'

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 03.04.2013 | Green

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The new movie "Promised Land" digs into the fierce national debate over fracking, the technique that's generated a boom in U.S....

Promised Land Powerfully Highlights What's at Stake for Communities in Fracking's Path

Kate Sinding | Posted 03.02.2013 | Green
Kate Sinding

What "Promised Land" is about is a fundamental, and much-coveted, American principle -- that of a community's right to self-determination. The oil and gas industry simply should not be allowed the unique power it has been given to trample on that right.

Promised Land Something More Than It's Fracked Up to Be

Tom Wilber | Posted 03.02.2013 | Green
Tom Wilber

The forthcoming release of Promised Land -- Hollywood's portrayal of the divisive shale gas drama unfolding in rural America -- is by all accounts producing high expectations among anti-frackers and anxiety among drilling supporters.

Movie Review: Promised Land

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 03.02.2013 | Entertainment
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Promised Land was tightly written by Matt Damon and John Krasinski from a story by Dave Eggers. The movie is yet another of Participant Media's co-productions; they are a company that knows how to get behind a broad range of social issues.

Matt Damon Tackles Fracking In 'Promised Land'

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2013 | Green

* Damon pairs up with Gus Van Sant for third time * Co-wrote script with John Krasinski * Damon says film does not have ...