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  1. The Long Climb to Civilization: 5 Flights Up Armond White 1 hour ago...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | National Review Online

    Unlike The Help , The Butler , Michael Clayton , Syriana , Promised Land , The Descendants , or Up in the Air - all Big Issue movies that presume particular political positions as populist sentiment - 5 Flights Up is not grandstanding Oscar bait making a show of social consciousness. Its modesty - and sincerity - are watchable and satisfying.

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  2. Gus Van Sant's best movies in one series at the Northwest Film CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Gus Van Sant, center, with John Krasinki and Matt Damon at the premiere of "The Promised Land." The Northwest Film Center's "Essential Gus Van Sant " opens April 23 with "Mala Noche," his first feature, paired with Andy Warhol's "My Hustler."

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  3. Jeb Bush Is Not a Scientist, And He Knows Matt Damon Isn't One EitherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | New York Magazine

    ... benefits and "get out the facts to lessen peoples' fears.'" He went on to mock those who cite the film Promised Land , which Damon co-wrote, produced and starred in, when trying to pursuade him that the practice may be dangerous. "He's a great ...

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  4. Illustration on the funding of green anti-oil campaigns by Alexander Hunter/The Washington TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... reported that Russian money was suspected to be funding anti-fracking protests in Romania. The 2012 film "Promised Land," which stars Matt Damon and paints natural gas executives in a bad light, was financed in part by the royal family of the ...

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  5. Gus Van Sant to Direct Jenji Kohan's Salem Witch Trials Pilot for HBORead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Collider

    ... a while now, but his latest feature film was his most commercial project in years: the somewhat disappointing Promised Land . But the prospect of Van Sant adding his sensibilities to the Salem witch trials is mighty promising. The project has ...

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  6. Gus Van Sant to direct pilot for new HBO show from 'Orange is the New Black' creatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Gus Van Sant is best known for directing movies such as 'Promised Land,' and 'Good Will Hunting,' but he's on board as an executive producer and director of the pilot for a proposed HBO series about the Salem witch trials, from 'Orange is the New Black' creator Jenji Cohan. Portland's own Gus Van Sant, who's best known for such movies as "Good Will Hunting" and "Millk," has another TV project in the works.

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  7. Is Russia behind U.S. fracking fight?Read the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... to intrigues to frustrate U.S. energy independence, such as the Matt Damon anti-fracking produced movie "The Promised Land," which was discovered to have been partially funded by the United Arab Emirates (45 percent of national income from petroleum ...

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  8. Street Artists Mock Eco-Activists Ed Begley, Jr., RFK Jr. Before EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Media Research Center

    ... director Gus Van Sant, and actors John Krasinski and Matt Damon made the anti-hydraulic fracturing film "Promised Land," which was financed with oil money from Image Nation Abu Dhabi . That company was a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Media, owned by the ...

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  9. Paradox at the PumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Weekly Standard

    ... in Syriana , a movie that starred Matt Damon, who went on to top billing in an antifracking number called Promised Land . That movie was partially funded with OPEC money, so it is double good news that it bombed. But the loathsome oilman isn't going ...

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  10. Antifracking Money Trail Leads to Russian Oil IndustryRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Right Wing News

    ... For example, a propaganda movie by the execrable Matt Damon attacking American oil and natural gas producers ( Promised Land ) was partially financed by the United Arab Emirates . Don't be too hard on the Russians and Arabs for trying to keep their ...

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  11. Warning: Filmmaker Michael Bay has a new projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Star Online

    ... past he had not normally gone after roles in tentpole films such as 13 Hours , preferring prestige films like Promised Land and the Sam Mendes movie Away We Go .

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  12. John Krasinski to star in 13 HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | National Ledger

    ... tly untitled, Cameron Crowe-directed picture alongside Bradley Cooper and Emma Stone. He has also appeared in 'Promised Land' with Matt Damon and in Sam Mendes' comedy-drama 'Away We Go' with Maggie Gyllenhaal.

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  13. John Krasinski to Lead Michael Bay's Benghazi Drama '13 Hours'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Firstshowing.net

    ... career after breaking through on "The Office" so many years ago. Since then he's starred in dramas like The Promised Land , indie charmers like Away We Go and romantic comedies like Something Borrowed , but this is a big one. He even beat out other ...

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  14. John Krasinski to star in "13 Hours" Benghazi attack thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | PanArmenian Network

    ... past he had not normally gone after roles in tentpole pics such as "13 Hours," preferring prestige films like "Promised Land" and the Sam Mendes movie "Away We Go." Known for his gritty voice, Cocker began his singing career in the pubs and clubs of ...

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  15. John Krasinski to star in Michael Bay's Benghazi movie, '13 Hours'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | JAM! Showbiz

    ... t project and in the past had normally not gone after tentpole pics like this, preferring prestige films like "Promised Land" and the Sam Mendes movie "Away We Go."

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  16. John Krasinski in Talks to Lead Michael Bay's Benghazi Film 13 HOURSRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... for playing 'Jim Halpert' on NBC's long-running comedy series The Office. Among his other film credits are Promised Land, Big Miracle, Nobody Walks, The Muppets, Something Borrowed, It's Complicated and more. After launching his career as an ...

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  17. John Krasinski In Talks to Star in Michael Bay's Benghazi MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... s comedy The Office for nine seasons. Since then, he's been building up a strong film career, including 2012's Promised Land with Matt Damon .

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  18. New Matt Damon-starring 'Bourne' film pushed back; Damon co-writing the scriptRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... kept a fairly low-key writing career, save for penning Gerry with Casey Affleck and Gus Van Sant and 2012's Promised Land with John Krasinski . This will also be the first writing credit for Rouse, who previously served as the editor of The Bourne ...

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  19. Starz Developing Fracking Drama 'Black Gold'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    The project, produced by FremantleMedia North America, is described as a modern-day Western set in a Dakotas boomtown that revolves around oil drilling and The controversial practice of fracking has been the subject of several films in the past year, including the Oscar-nominated doc Gasland and the Matt Damon -starring drama The Promised Land. Ponsoldt's recent films include features Spectacular Now starring Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller , and Smashed starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul .

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  20. Starz Developing Fracking Drama From James Ponsoldt, Benjamin PercyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    The project, produced by Freemantle, is described as a modern-day Western set in a Dakotas boomtown that revolves around oil drilling and The controversial practice of fracking has been the subject of several films in the past year, including the Oscar-nominated doc Gasland and the Matt Damon -starring drama The Promised Land. Ponsoldt's recent films include features Spectacular Now starring Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller , and Smashed starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul .

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