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    Watch: The American Dream Is In Peril In Trailer For Gus Van Sant's 'Promised Land' Starring Matt Damon

    With all the talk about what "Promised Land" is and isn't about, we'll leave it to co-star Titus Welliver to break it down. "It has great story because it’s really about the issue we face right now with this hydro-fracking. Within that framework is a story about people and how they navigate the idea...

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    'The Sapphires,' 'The Oranges' and 'Seven Psychopaths' to Headline San Diego Film Festival

    The 11th annual San Diego Film Festival returns this month with over 100 screenings, panel discussions and nightly cinematic celebrations throughout the Gaslamp District. The titles of the festival's Headline and Premiere films were officially released Wednesday, and the lineup includes 11 ...

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    Damon, Krasinski & Van Sant's Fracking Drama 'Promised Land' Hits Theaters December 28 for Oscar-Qualifying Run

    Focus Features will release Matt Damon and John Krasinski's anti-fracking movie "Promised Land," which the pair co-wrote and star in together, in NY and LA theaters December 28 for an Oscar-qualifying run, followed by a January 2013 expansion.

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    Gus Van Sant's 'Promised Land' With Matt Damon & John Krasinski Gets December 28th Release Date

    Just when you thought the Venice and TIFF lineups had solidified what we could expect in theaters through the end of year (and into 2013), and what the Oscar race would look like, here comes Gus Van Sant's "Promised Land" to shake things up.

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    Gus Van Sant's 'Promised Land' Officially Enters Awards Season With 2012 Release Date

    Focus Features has officially announced that Gus Van Sant's "Promised Land" will be released in 2012 and thus join this year's fast approaching awards season. The film -- starring and written by John Krasinski and Matt Damon -- will be released in exclusive engagements in New York ...

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    Gus Van Sant Joins Paul Schrader's 'The Canyons'; Behind The Scenes Photos Of James Deen, Lindsay Lohan & More

    Who knows what to expect with Bret Easton Ellis and Paul Schrader's "The Canyons" starring porn star James Deen and Lindsay Lohan. With the film now in the midst of production, they've pulled out another surprise with writer-director Gus Van Sant now evidently joining as an actor i...

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    Palm Springs Int'l Shortfest: Gus Van Sant's Early Shorts & Set Stories; Robert Elswit's Cinematography Master Class

    The Palm Springs Shortfest 2012 has come to a close. As a first timer at the fest, I was treated to some wonderful films, a Master Class with cinematographer Robert Elswit, a great Q & A with the Spirit of Short Film award winner Gus Van Sant and, of course, the great company...

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    Gus Van Sant's 'Promised Land' Could Hit Theaters By The End Of The Year; Not An Anti-Fracking Movie Says John Krasinski

    Could Gus Van Sant and Matt Damon be headed back to the Oscars? That could be the case if word on their latest collaboration, "Promised Land," bears out.

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    Van Sant's 'Promised Land' Begins Production with Damon, Krasinski, DeWitt, MacDormand, Holbrook & McNairy

    Gus Van Sant's "Promised Land," written by and starring Matt Damon and John Krasinski, begins production this week in Pennsylvania. Participant is co-producing with Focus Features, which holds worldwide rights; the film will be shopped at Cannes and is slated for release next winter.

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    'Promised Land' Officially Starts Production, Oil Drilling Plotline Detailed

    As "Promised Land" has been moving along, gathering up financing, a director and a cast, the actual plot details have been kept mostly under wraps, with only vague allusions to a Capra-esque tale about two rivals in a small town. In the last few weeks, the filmmakers behind the Kickstarter...

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