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Trailer Debut: Promised Land

The trailer for Gus Van Sant‘s new drama – and definite Oscar contender – Promised Land has arrived, starring Matt Damon and John Krasinski. Damon and Krasinski collaborated on the screenplay for this fracking feature, the most high-profile depiction of the controversial subject since Josh Fox‘s Oscar-nominated documentary Gasland. A corporate salesman (Damon) works at convincing a struggling […]

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Interview: Josh Fox; director of GasLand.

Interview: Josh Fox; director of GasLand. By Simon Miraudo. GasLand is one of the year’s best films. It’s a thought-provoking documentary about “fracking” (short for ‘hydraulic fracturing’), which is the controversial method used by the natural gas industry to harvest oil and natural gas deposits (and might be poisoning the water of innocent Americans in […]

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