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  1. Dan Kenneth Gigernes's rating of the film Syriana

    Heavyweighter (pun intended!) George Clooney lead an impressive ensemble in this engaging political thriller about how ruthless capitalism ruins lives and lands in the Middle East. A lot of dialogue and intrigue means that the brain has to be sharp and not heavy on drugs while watching as it has a lot of characters and subplots that blend into the film.

  2. James Mackin's rating of the film Syriana

    Very tense. Don't know if Clooney deserved the Oscar, but I'm very glad to see Alexander Siddig among the ensemble.

  3. gld48's rating of the film Syriana

    Purposely-confusing geopolitical drama. Clooney is solid and his storyline could have been the whole film. Also, no spoon fed American exceptionalism, no crap about defending freedom, or how tough it is to be a solider, or other airheaded pablum, thankfully. Really engaging all round.

  4. FISCHER's rating of the film Syriana

    Une oeuvre intelligente et foisonnante, dans sa subtile complexité même qui se démarque efficacement de certaines productions du genre trop engluées dans le spectaculaire à tout prix et l’esbroufe facile...

  5. Ethan's rating of the film Syriana

    This film is like Traffic for Big Oil featuring a stellar performance from George Clooney and a very well written and edited film.

  6. Thomas's rating of the film Syriana

  7. smndvdcl's rating of the film Syriana

    "Corruption is why we win". Whilst 'Jihadis' (the literal meaning of the word 'to strive or apply oneself') are often castigated as the cause of problems in the Middle East, it is arguably symptomatic of imperial history, Machiavellian corporate hegemony and the marginalisation of developing nations. Diplomacy is a labyrinthine, minefield melting pot. The West are definitely complicit in this tragedy.

  8. taniaburrito's rating of the film Syriana

  9. Amandio Filipe Moura's rating of the film Syriana

  10. Filipe F. Coutinho's rating of the film Syriana

    Fascinating geopolitical thriller with a strong punch of relevance. I'm immensely appreciative of Clooney's choices and how he uses his status to elevate certain worldwide occurrences.

  11. chaouiaj's rating of the film Syriana

    Definitely George Clooney's best performance. He makes himself totally vulnerable, plus, I dig the weight and beard that he put on/grew for the part.

  12. Tigrão's rating of the film Syriana

    awful, cliché, boring, stupid, and one of the worst screenwriting lesson ever made....

  13. drmishello's rating of the film Syriana

    Really didn't like. It's pointless.

  14. Wes Lyons's rating of the film Syriana

    . . . I'm still not really sure what I just watched.

  15. CafeGradiva's rating of the film Syriana

  16. Mohammad Aboomar's rating of the film Syriana

    One of the greatest movies ever made against the current. Takes a great deal of courage to make a movie like that.

  17. Zach Closs's rating of the film Syriana

    Feeling lost watching "Syriana?" No more lost than its characters, I'd imagine, which is intentional. A labyrinth, lavish, thoughtful poem about corporate greed, hidden motivations and utter helplessness at the complications of one of our greatest modern issues. "Corruption is why we win."

  18. Christopher A. Cook's rating of the film Syriana

    This film feels like a wasted opportunity, they did have alot of interesting idea running around, but nothing really came together in a satisfying way. What was Wright doing? I love the actor so I was interested in his character but nothing really happened. The movie was boring, and when the moments it wasn't is few and far between. A movie can hold my attention if I'm engaged but I found myself drifting throughout.

  19. Daniel Montiel's rating of the film Syriana

    Syriana is an astonishingly well made political thriller that basically ignores any preconceive notion of what action and climax means and how it unfolds on american cinema in favor of facts, data and yes, a very very complicated web of intrigue, misinformation, relationships and a familiar sense of doom thanks to its topicality and an elegant, uncompromising style. Everything is great.

  20. SALESK's rating of the film Syriana

    incomprehensible; awful. a labyrinthian, globe-trotting mess that wastes its stellar cast on oded exposition and ideological diatribes. interesting as a combination of bush-era kneejerk & 2000s interconnected/non-linear "web" screenwriting (globalism, yadda yadda--see also: BABEL). well-intended seriousness. well shot.

  21. Larissa's rating of the film Syriana

    Eu lembro que gostei desse filme, não me lembro o que ao certo. Clooney? hmm

  22. localdjango's rating of the film Syriana

    watched this without subtitles. don't know if it's any more comprehensible with them... doubt it. the movie works as kind of an extreme parody of incomprehensible political thrillers..

  23. mixn's rating of the film Syriana

    Might have to re-watch this one, especially after what Crazysphinx wrote.

  24. FailedImitator's rating of the film Syriana

    What Alexander said. Made a lot more sense the second time around.

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