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Promised Land Movie

Advent as Grateful Waiting for God's Gift of Spiritual Companionship

H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D. | Posted 02.04.2014 | Religion
H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D.

Waiting has been a powerful spiritual theme in my life, especially with regard to decades of delay in being able to live as a fully adult man, delayed for decades as a transgender person stalled by both doctors and religious mentors in a wilderness experience of confusion and falsehood.

The Fracking Front Lines: Here's What 13 Pennsylvania Residents Have To Say About Shale Drilling

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.06.2013 | Green

Do Pennsylvanians love or hate fracking? Yes. The nationwide release of "Promised Land," Gus Van Sant's drama about the natural gas industry and it...

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?

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.

OPEC's Massive $1 Trillion Haul in 2012 While Sowing Jihad

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 03.07.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

This torrent of money flowing into OPEC, especially into the Persian Gulf States, raises the question how this massive windfall is being put to use other than providing fresh capital for the world's largest sovereign wealth funds, as those of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Kuwait.

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 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 ...

WATCH: Matt Damon Takes On John Krasinski In 'Promised Land'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

In August, Focus Features surprised many Oscar prognosticators by setting "Promised Land" for release on Dec. 28. The decision could make the new dram...