Promised Land and Environmental Disaster!

By ccodave
Written February 06, 2016
I don't usually write about movies I see but I was certainly moved by this movie to do so. My goodness, the writing was ok and even clever at times, but overall it was cliche, predictable and amateurish. The whole movie reminded me of a low-budget, poor-quality Christian movie that comes out every now and again. It was preachy. I'm a forward thinking, left-leaning liberal, but got so tired of its message. The characters lacked consistency. They were haphazard, depending on the need of the moment. blah
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Start the conversation

By George2485
Written June 28, 2016
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.
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Big Disappointment

By DijanoMM
Written August 04, 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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Lies tell me lies!

By dbfgjco
Written May 03, 2016
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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surprisingly fun

By lesliemschwartz
Written May 27, 2016
i had no idea what i was going to see. and although fairly predictable, boy gets girl and saves the world, i liked it! Matt Damon looks marvelous, think and youthful!
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