Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Entertainment

January 3, 2013

Movie preview: “Promised Land”

Rated: R for language

Running time: 1 hr 46 min

Cast: Matt Damon, John Krasinski, Frances McDormand, Rosemarie DeWitt, Hal Holbrook

Plot: A corporate salesman and his partner attempt to convince an economically depressed farming community to sign off on a proposal to sell drilling rights to their properties for natural gas. At first the locals are welcoming, but when a venerable teacher voices objection, other concerned locals help to launch an effective grassroots campaign against the drilling.

 

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    WESTPORT – Fifth and sixth grade students at South Decatur Elementary School (SDES) will stage a production of Disney’s “My Son Pinocchio Jr.” at 7 p.m. on April 24 and 25 at the school.

    After the roles were cast, students began practicing under the tutelage of SDES music teacher Karen Meeker in September.

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  • Strong performances bolster 'Captain America' sequel With Andy in The Big Apple, I'll be taking a solo look at Marvel's latest offering, Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13). After an attempt on Nick Fury's (Samuel L. Jackson) life, a series of events unravel that involve a massive conspiracy w

    April 10, 2014

  • 'Peabody & Sherman' a true 'blast' [from the past] FROM A TEXAS MULTIPLEX -- For viewers who remember "Peabody's Improbable History" from the old "Rocky and Bullwinkle" cartoons, there's probably a heavy nostalgia/novelty factor surrounding "Mr. Peabody & Sherman." And as someone who does indeed reme

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  • Crowe, creativity keep 'Noah' afloat Darren Aronofsky's latest feature is Noah (PG-13). The movie is based on -- inspired by-- the Biblical story in Genesis of a great flood and Noah's Ark. Russell Crowe stars as Noah and is joined in the cast by Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Emma W

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