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The Bourne Supremacy [Blu-ray/DVD]
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Matt Damon returns as amnesiac assassin Jason Bourne in this fast-paced follow-up to 2002's THE BOURNE IDENTITY. Forced out of hiding as the result of an attempt on his life, Bourne fulfills his earlier promise to wreak vengeance on his former CIA employers, some of whom may be in league with murderous Russians. Brian Cox and Joan Allen are both great as warring agency chiefs convinced Bourne orchestrated the murder of two of their own in a deal gone bad. Thanks to tense, gritty direction by Paul Greengrass (BLOODY SUNDAY), the plot stays tight, the characters believable, and suspense and thrills flow steady. Moody photography enhances the urban European locations, which--combined with handheld camerawork and fast editing--keeps the action realistic and CGI-free. Vividly capturing the fatalist flavor of Robert Ludlum's original novel, this is "globalism noir" at its finest. Franka Potente and Julia Stiles are back from the original, and the always dependable Marton Csokas shows up as one of Bourne's deadly fellow operatives. A rousing car chase through Moscow may outdo the ones in RONIN and THE FRENCH CONNECTION for visceral speed and length. As the icing on the cake, John Powell provides a menacing, ambient percussive score.
Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Brian Cox, Julia Stiles, Karl Urban, Gabriel Mann, Joan Allen
"This one has everything, starting with a knockout performance from Matt Damon in what may become his signature role..."
"This gripping film also has an impressive cast....The movie belongs to Matt Damon, whose Jason Bourne is manly, exquisitely tough and oddly endearing."
"Fast, sharp and fun, THE BOURNE SUPREMACY is that rare thing: a film that provides the thrills of action-spectacle cinema without forcing the audience to feel like a roomful of idiots."
Sight and Sound
"In the smash-and-grab-you-by-the-throat action flick THE BOURNE SUPREMACY, style is meaning and that meaning is fast, fast, fast."
Los Angeles Times
"Paul Greengrass puts you right there in the car with the characters....[The film has] a sense of claustrophobia and tension..."
"[A] skillfully distilled transcontinental chase that swaps action-movie waggery and video-game pacing for a jaw-clenching sincerity."
"Get ready for one wild car chase after another in THE BOURNE SUPREMACY....This is an incredibly detailed and creative soundtrack that does a good job of enveloping the audience..."
3 stars out of 4 -- "The movie skillfully delivers a series of fights, stalkings, plottings and chases..."
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