GasLand Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 5527

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 21

Theatrical Release Date: 01/24/2010

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 12/14/2010

Language: English

Genre: Documentary

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Josh Fox

Actors: Josh Fox

Plot: A documentary on the every day widespread hazards of gas and oil drilling in America and the greedy business that neglects the public safety concerns.

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PsychoKing1227 - wrote on 02/24/2011

A startlingly terrifying documentary by newcomer Josh Fox, "GasLand" explores science and fear surrounding this wonderful new energy source: Natural Gas. What people don't understand about its 40% cleaner burning is that the methods of extraction are much more highly volatile than what most surmise. Josh seems to have no political or financial gain in his quest for truth, just a simple and powerful curiosity for the preservation of our Earth's natural resources and about his own home, which sits on one of the largest natural gas resevoirs in the country. Oh yeah, screw you Dick Cheney.

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mitchellyoung - wrote on 02/07/2011

This documentary film is convicting and infuriating. It takes a very matter-of-fact approach to researching and exposing the dangers and corruption behind gas companies and drives its point home with impossible-to-ignore interviews and facts.

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Sploich - wrote on 03/06/2011

"Fracking fluids" is my new favorite phrase. Unfortunately fracking fluids are actually highly dangerous yet allegedly vital elements in the mining of natural gases. What's more is they're perfectly legal and subject to no professional inspection. This is the main focus of the amusing, depressing, concerning documentary GasLand.

Josh Fox doesn't seem to consider himself a filmmaker, but nevertheless that is the position into which he was thrusted while trying to discover more information on a lease offer for his home that he received from a natural gas company. What he discovered was that there are hundreds of thousands if not millions of people across the country who are negatively effected by gas drilling. The most prominent and disturbing aspect he discovered was numerous homes in …

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