Promised Land

By suebgranny
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.
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Lies tell me lies!

By dbfgjco
Written March 27, 2015
Not only is the subject matter right in my wheelhouse, Damon et al bring the lies and distortion right into my backyard. Quite literally. Oh, and did I mention that the film was partly funded by a state-owned media company in the United Arab Emirates? Let the fact checking begin. Please let it begin!
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Big Disappointment

By DijanoMM
Written June 30, 2015
This movie could have been written by middle schoolers.....high-school kids could have done better, for sure. There was no advocacy for EITHER side of fracking, no facts or information provided, absolutely NOTHING compelling about any of it. Worst movie I have seen in a long time...first one I wanted to walk out on before it ended. Save your money AND your time.
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By seanspec
Written April 23, 2013
Can the Hollywood liberals at least be honest for once? Typical anti corporation crap coming straight from rich guys that feel its important that YOU know what's best. Ahhh.
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Promised Land is great Metaphor for American values.

By Robert Askren
Written April 28, 2015
The cast and filming of this beautiful film create a metaphor for American values of corporate greed and materialism vs American agricultural community life and values. One example of the close farming community that must decide if it wants to sell out for fracking by natural gas corporate development is the scene where a young girl is selling lemonaide. She insists on giving Matt Damon his change back from his purchase instead of just pocketing the profit. American farming communities ae vulnerable to corporate greed. There are no shootings , explodings, or violent fight scenes in this movie, so if that is what someone calls entertainment, you won't like this movie. If you appreciate human relationships and looking at values and motivations,with great character development,you will love this film!
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