Syriana is a difficult political/economic thriller to watch on many levels, and challenging to process.   First of all the plot. Because George Clooney is in a film of this genre, we go in expecting it to be a political commentary and critique, and it is.  I have not read the book on which Syriana is based, See No Evil by Robert Baer (though I just ordered it from; it was out of stock at Barnes & Noble which I hit just after seeing the movie last Sunday),  but I … [Read more...]