'Syriana': Provoking Thought on the Fight for Oil

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George Clooney in 'Syriana.'

George Clooney in Syriana. Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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A power struggle over oil in the Middle East is the backdrop for the new film Syriana, starring George Clooney and Matt Damon. Critic Kenneth Turan says the movie is one of "paradoxes, contradictions and complications... it takes numerous risks, and thrives on them all."



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