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Promised Land Review

ReThink Review: Promised Land -- Fracking Goes (More) Hollywood

Jonathan Kim | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Fracking has received the full Hollywood treatment with Promised Land, a film starring and co-written by Matt Damon, one of Hollywood's biggest and most respected stars. But is Damon's name enough to convince people to see a movie revolving around natural gas drilling?

What's The Word On 'Promised Land'?

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 01.01.2013 | Entertainment

-- "Promised Land" offers an experience that's alternately amusing and frustrating, full of impassioned earnestness as well as saggy sections. Direc...

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.