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Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response

Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

11/19/2014

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Movie Review: Elysium

If you’re a sci-fi fan, then you’re really going enjoy the new movie “Elysium.”

08/09/2013

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This Week In 3 Sentences Or Less

Here are some of this week’s biggest stories in three sentences or less:

02/11/2013

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Local High School Basketball Team Featured In “Promised Land”

“I am happy to announce we will bring natural gas to McKinley.” That pronouncement, in the newly-released film, “Promised Land,” actually takes place in the old gymnasium in the former Apollo High School. Much of the film was shot in western Pennsylvania.

01/04/2013

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Shale Industry Takes On “Promised Land”

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — When “Promised Land” was being shot in Apollo last summer, residents gathered to get a glimpse of star and producer Matt Damon, and debate the pros and cons of natural gas development. […]

01/03/2013

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Movie Mirrors Town’s Shale Gas Debate

If art imitates life — here’s proof. Both filmmakers and the town of Apollo are trying to come to terms with the explosion of natural gas exploration.

05/25/2012

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Casting Call Announced For New Matt Damon Movie

Christian Bale isn’t the only big celebrity making a new movie in town this spring.

04/18/2012

“Promised Land” Casting Call

As excitement ramps up for filming of “Promised Land,” a casting call has now been put out for extras.

04/18/2012

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Bale Returning, Damon Coming For New Movie Projects

It’s looking like a busy spring in the ‘Burgh as two movie production companies have already given the thumbs up.

03/07/2012

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Film Officials Mum On Matt Damon Movie

Dawn Keezer, director of the Pittsburgh Film Office, says that a handful of movie production companies are currently scouting locations here.

02/29/2012

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