Middle East
Fortune struck for these Syrian migrants, but can they make it in California?
Los Angeles Times

Dec. 28: 'Promised Land'

Possible nominations: Best Picture; Best Director, Gus Van Sant; Best Original Screenplay, Matt Damon and John Krasinski Hopeful proof: That Krasinski doesn't always seem like Jim Halpert Inevitable debate: 'Is it better than 'Good Will Hunting'?