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Matt Damon’s Latest Film Simplifies a Complex Political Issue

Georgia Boy 61 Wrote: Jan 06, 2013 12:41 AM
Re: "Matt Damon’s Latest Film Simplifies a Complex Political Issue" It does more than that, John... scratch the surface of "Promised Land," and you'll find Saudi funding behind this film, which opposes development of domestic fossil fuels - just as the royal house of Saud does.
Petrus64 Wrote: Jan 06, 2013 12:47 AM
And the movie reviews were that it basically sucked...

It was propoganda, not art. And they still had the nerve to ask for an overpriced movie ticket.
MudontheTires Wrote: Jan 06, 2013 12:45 AM

Matt Damon’s latest film “Promised Land” arrived in theaters nationwide yesterday with a focus on the controversial issue of fracking. Written by Matt Damon (who won an Oscar for co-writing “Good Will Hunting”) and John Krasinski (“The Office),” the story focuses on a small community that is asked to debate the merits of the process when a large corporation arrives in town wanting to buy much of the local land.

In an article from the Wall Street Journal, reporter Daniel Gilbert described -- much more succinctly than the film does -- what the process of fracking entails. He noted that...