Written November 01, 2014
This movie is one of the best dramatic performaces from Matt Damon, Frances Mcdormand, and John K, who is best known for being a comdian. I saw an episode of CSI based on the plot of the movie and it's really sad that Oil Companies do this. Everyone that was casted was believable in their roles, especially Hal Holbrook. This movie is for anyone who wants to see a great dramatic movie but don't take my word for it, see it for yourselves.
Written January 26, 2015
This film is meant to be a part of the public conversation on natural gas and the ways to obtain it. Imperfect though it may be, it is part of the palette of views on the subject.
Written March 04, 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.
Written October 20, 2014
I was very disappointed because I was looking forward to seeing a good movie. Story was slow. My whole family lost interest within the first 30 minutes. I would recommend it as a $1.00 Red Box rental.
Written October 01, 2014
It was a "nice" movie, no violence, no sex. Storyline was what attracted me to the movie, but I was disappointed in the movie itself. Slow to develop, characters were predictable. I wish I had waited until it came out on DVD - wasn't worth the money spent.