Promised Land and Environmental Disaster!

By ccodave
Written January 05, 2013
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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bozo trite

By dpbrew
Written January 13, 2013
We couldn't get a seat in Life of Pi, so sat for this one. Let's see: Mr Cool drops in Podunck City to rip everyone off, goes for a drink, and the coolest girl in town flirts him, lets this total stranger sleep it off in her house; bad guy turns good guy, lives happily ever-after. What a bunch of BULL.
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By stefanieRibarra
Written February 15, 2013
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Soulful, Timely Story

By dpaintervelletri
Written January 04, 2013
Beautiful story by Dave Eggers of a very real issue many Americans are facing right now. Gus Van Sant again directs a wonderful cast and the cinematography is gorgeous. Matt Damon, Frances McDormand and John Krasinski provide honest, moving performances as well as Hal Holbrook and Rosemarie DeWitt in supporting roles.
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Nothing New Or Special....A Basic Advocacy Plot.

By Alon Patterson
Written January 05, 2013
The talent had little to work with in terms of a screenplay here. Too bad because this film features several notables whose skills were greatly underutilized. This film is pretty much a plain, at times bland, story with a couple of fairly large plot holes. It's not really worth the price of today's evening tickets but a matinee might be a fair exchange. You might want to wait for the DVD, stream or cable. You'll probably be glad you did.
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