Written December 19, 2014
Damon pulls off a good performance as well as Krasinski but Promised Land also falls into strong depths of badly written scenes and flat out boredom. However it was still an interesting film to watch especially because of it's fresh drama
Written April 01, 2015
THIS MOVIE SHOULD REMIND EACH OF US TO PROTECT GOD'S EARTH! WHILE SHALE FLAGGING MAY BE A MEANS OF RELEASING NATURAL GAS, IS IT THE BEST WAY? IT'S A SUTTLE BUT AFFECTIVE POLITICAL PIECE! MATT DAMON DOES A FINE JOB; REALISTIC CHARACTER. HOPING, EACH PERSON THINKS LONG AND HARD ABOUT LIVING ONE WITH NATURE!
Written January 05, 2013
Go if you are an environmental wacko, hate big business, and love getting our energy sources from countries that hate us. You can't miss the message.
Besides, the movie was tedious and boring. It also had a very predictable ending.
Written January 08, 2013
Well acted....a message film. I am more than a little sympathetic to the enviorenmental position it is supporting, but I think the ending was a little improbable. consequently it may have damaged it cause more than helped it.
Written May 22, 2015
Yes, believe it or not. No monsters emerging from the earth, no creatures with magic powers. No. Just an honest and refreshing tale about a man who loses his job but saves his soul. Co-written by Matt Damon, who leads a fine cast of major (McDormand, Krasinski, Holbrook) and minor characters, it doesn't try to preach or be holier-than-thou. A tale of personal transformation which poses some big questions about our society, but doesn't pretend to have the answers.
Those answers are left for the townspeople (and us) to wrestle with. Thanks, Matt Damon.