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FrackNation (2013)

PG  |   |  Documentary  |  7 January 2013 (USA)
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Journalist Phelim McAleer faces bogus lawsuits, gun threats and intimidation questioning environmentalists and anti-fracking activists in his search for the truth.

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FrackNation follows journalist Phelim McAleer as he faces gun threats, malicious 911 calls and bogus lawsuits when questioning green extremists for the truth about fracking. Fracking is going to make America one of the world's leading energy producers and has become the target of a concerted campaign by environmentalists who want it banned. In FrackNation McAleer travels across the USA and Europe to uncover the science suppressed by environmental activists and ignored by much of the media. He talks with scientists and ordinary Americans who live in fracking areas and who tell him the truth behind the exaggerations and misrepresentations of anti-fracking activists. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for thematic elements, a disturbing image, language and smoking | See all certifications »


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Fracknation is fracking lame
10 January 2015 | by See all my reviews

I've watched hundreds of documentaries and this has to be the most blatant example of an attack-docu. Let's be honest about the topic, 99.9999% of people don't know anything about this but it seems that a lot of people in this movie and it's counterpart are able to speak on the topic in great depth. Bringing Russia into this documentary as a main topic is pretty weak in general, almost desperate!

This movie is so bad it's worth watching. I don't give a frack about either side of the debate but this movie makes me want to be anti- fracking.

Frack this piece of fracking ****.

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