The Oil Factor
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Experts have estimated that at the current rate of production, the United States and Europe will exhaust their supplies of oil by the year 2010. Meanwhile, the nation of Iraq holds the world's second largest reserve of oil, representing nearly three-quarters of the Earth's current petroleum supplies. As the United States and Great Britain mount an ongoing war in Iraq that has eliminated their former government and established a new one in its place under American watch, is it a coincidence that Iraq holds a massive supply of a strategic resource America badly needs? Especially given… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Husband-and-wife filmmakers Gerard Ungerman and Audrey Brohy pack their film with information that will not please anyone frustrated by the ubiquity of space-hogging, gas guzzling SUVs."
‑ Kevin Crust, Los Angeles Times
"Gives muckraking journalism a bad name."
‑ James Crawford, Village Voice
"In their quest to connect as many dots as possible (Halliburton, depleted uranium, civilian war deaths), Ungerman and Brohy spread themselves a little thin across the map of U.S. intrigue."
‑ Steven Mikulan, L.A. Weekly
"offers nothing that any mildly news-savvy viewer doesn't already know"
‑ Luke Y. Thompson, New Times
"Most of this is old news. And the filmmakers never make a coherent case, at least not to the layperson. As a result, the film, which runs about 90 minutes, seems painfully long."
‑ Anita Gates, New York Times
"A good refresher course for those whose antidepressant prescriptions aren't about to expire."
‑ Andy Klein, Los Angeles CityBeat
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