Follow us

You searched for:

Search for…

Narrow Search

  • Genre

  • Rating

  • Show only


Rated R · 106 min. · 2012

Steve Butler, an ace corporate salesman, is sent along with his partner, Sue Thomason, to close a key rural town in his company's expansion plans. With the town having been hit hard by the economic decline of recent years, the two outsiders see the local citizens as likely to accept their company's offer, for drilling rights to their properties, as much-needed relief. What seems like an easy job for the duo becomes complicated by the objection of a respected schoolteacher with support from a grassroots campaign led by another man, as well as the interest of a local woman. The film explores America at the crossroads where big business and the strength of small-town community converge.

See our full review: <i>Promised Land</i> suffers from narrative drought

Promised Land suffers from narrative drought

Rating: *1/2 »

Official Site:
Director: Gus Van Sant
Writer: Matt Damon, John Krasinski and Dave Eggers
Producer: Chris Moore, Matt Damon and John Krasinski
Cast: Matt Damon, John Krasinski, Frances McDormand, Rosemarie DeWitt, Lucas Black, Titus Welliver, Hal Holbrook, Tim Guinee, Scoot McNairy and Terry Kinney

Now Playing

Sorry there are no upcoming showtimes for Promised Land


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review

Creative Loafing encourages a healthy discussion on its website from all sides of the conversation, but we reserve the right to delete any comments that detract from that. Violence, racism and personal attacks that go beyond the pale will not be tolerated.

Roll over stars and click to rate.

© 2016 Womack Newspapers, Inc.
Powered by Foundation