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Movies: ‘Promised Land’
Hal Holbrook, craggy face and all, in “Promised Land.”

For a movie all about figuring out what a price point is, that being the place at which a person will sell out his or her values, “Promised Land” sells its own self short.

It happens at the end, which I will not give away, but figuratively speaking it feels like director Gus Van Sant (“Milk,” “Good Will Hunting”) has been bought off. No wonder the natural gas industry is up in arms.

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