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Asrar Chowdhury

STEPHEN Gaghan, who won an Oscar for best screenplay for Traffic, makes his directorial debut with Syriana, an espionage thriller set in the Middle East. George Clooney stars as Bob Barnes, a longtime CIA agent preparing to slow down his life and spend more time with his teenage son (Max Minghella). But his last secret mission, getting rid of Prince Nasir (Alexander Siddig), turns out to be more complicated than he imagined, placing him in the middle of a dangerous conspiracy involving government corruption, oil, and international terrorism. Matt Damon plays Bryan Woodman, energy executive whose ethics become vulnerable after the horrific loss of one of his sons. Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., lawyers Bennett Holiday (Jeffrey Wright) and Dean Whiting (Christopher Plummer) also must choose between the government's special interests and what's best for the world (as well as their own special interests). Gaghan gives Syriana a documentary-like feel, using handheld cameras and shooting on location, adding to the believability of the complex plot. To heighten the realism, Clooney learned to speak Arabic and even put on 30 pounds for the role. A fast-paced, heart-pounding, relentless film, Syriana was inspired by the true story of former CIA agent Robert Baer, told in his book see no evil: the true story of a ground soldier in the CIA's war on terrorism.

Source: Rotten Tomatoes, Internet


01. Two Lovers plan to suicide. Boy jumped first from the plane, Girl closed her eyes and return back saying, "Love is blind". Boy in air opened his parachute saying "love never dies".

02. How to get your brain exercise
Two friends,
“See” & “Saw”:
One day “see” saw sea & “saw” didnt see sea.
“See” saw sea and jumped in sea.
“Saw” didnt see sea but jumped in sea.
“See” saw “saw” in sea & “saw” saw “see” in sea.
“See” “saw” both saw sea & both “saw” & “see” were happy to see Sea.
That is how to exercise your brain!

03. On a rainy day,
an old man was standing with a book for sale.
A young man came to buy.
He bought the book for Tk.3000.
Old man advised
“DONT OPEN LAST PAGE OF THE BOOK othrwise YOU'll face problem.”
Young man finished the book with great fear but didn’t open the last page.
But, after a week,
Out of curiosity he opened the last page and..
he almost fainted to see..
Retail Price: Tk 30/-


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