Oil Factor: Behind the War on Terror
Oil Factor: Behind the War on Terror (2005)

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… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 15, 2005
DVD Release Date: March 14, 2006
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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

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.

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James Crawford
Village Voice

Gives muckraking journalism a bad name.

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Steven Mikulan
L.A. Weekly

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.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

offers nothing that any mildly news-savvy viewer doesn't already know

Anita Gates
New York 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.

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Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat

A good refresher course for those whose antidepressant prescriptions aren't about to expire.