'Land' is simple story with strong stars
Matt Damon stars as a corporate salesman who gets landowners to sell the minerals rights to the natural resources under their land in “Promised Land.”
Posted: Friday, January 4, 2013 12:00 am
Fracking — the process of drilling miles below the earth's surface and injecting water and chemicals to extract oil or natural gas — is at the center of “Promised Land.”
But actor-screenwriters Matt Damon and John Krasinski don't dig into the technicalities of fracking, its impact on a town or the bottom line of whether it is generally safe.
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Friday, January 4, 2013 12:00 am.