Phelim McAleer http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22216/all en Matt Damon Anti-Fracking Movie Flops at Box Office http://mrc.org/articles/matt-damon-anti-fracking-movie-flops-box-office <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Oil-nation-funded film villainizing natural gas industry earns half what it cost to make. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Matt Damon’s much hyped anti-fracking film “<a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/promised-land-continues-hollywood-anti-fracking-campaign">Promised Land</a>” has failed to make the impact that its producers and environmental groups had hoped for. As of January 20, “Promised Land” has raked in a whopping total of $7,542,000 since it opened on December 28, according to <a href="http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=promisedland2012.htm">Box Office Mojo</a>.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/matt-damon-anti-fracking-movie-flops-box-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Energy Fracking Matt Damon natural gas oil Phelim McAleer Tue, 22 Jan 2013 21:34:05 +0000 dan.gainor 42344 at http://mrc.org Reporter Wonders if Matt Damon’s Anti-Fracking Film Will Have Any Effect in Texas http://mrc.org/articles/reporter-wonders-if-matt-damons-anti-fracking-film-will-have-any-effect-texas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reporter from Soros-funded NPR StateImpact confuses fact and Hollywood fiction. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>If Hollywood doesn’t like something, then clearly state legislators should react. At least that’s what Dave Fehling, NPR’s StateImpact Texas reporter suggested. StateImpact is a “reporting project of local public media and NPR,” and has many financial backers including George Soros (through his Open Society Foundations).<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/reporter-wonders-if-matt-damons-anti-fracking-film-will-have-any-effect-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Energy Environment Media Dave Fehling drilling film Fracking gas George Soros hollywood Holman Jenkins hydraulic fracturing Matt Damon movie NPR oil Phelim McAleer Promised Land Regulation StateImpact Texas Variety Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:02:30 +0000 julia.seymour 42075 at http://mrc.org FrackNation to premiere on AXS TV in January http://mrc.org/articles/fracknation-premiere-axs-tv-january <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Filmmaker Phelim McAleer’s movie which he says ‘tells the truth about fracking’ will debut on television Jan. 22. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Less than a week after Great Britain <a href="http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/12/13/uk-energy-britain-shale-idUKBRE8BC0A720121213">lifted its ban on hydraulic fracturing</a>, there is more news that will make fracking opponents unhappy. <a href="http://www.axs.tv/">AXS television</a>, formerly HDNet, has agreed to air the film “FrackNation” next month.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/fracknation-premiere-axs-tv-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Energy Government Health Media Documentary drilling energy extraction film Fracking FrackNation fuel gas hydraulic fracturing Josh Fox mark cuban movie natural gas Phelim McAleer Ryan Seacrest shale gas the hollywood reporter water Mon, 17 Dec 2012 19:37:47 +0000 julia.seymour 42054 at http://mrc.org