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Jason Bourne: Exciting, Beautiful, Relentless, Exhausting [Review]

I confess, this was my first Jason Bourne movie with Matt Damon.  Sure I saw that one with Jeremy Renner but that doesn’t really count.  And even though this was my first real taste of the franchise, it felt tired.  You can tell that’s exactly what the film’s producers  were worried about when they made this film because the action never ever stops. It needs you to be excited THE ENTIRE TIME.  The music was relentless, we were forever in that handheld camera view and they were always in a chase scene.  Jason Bourne was exhausting and still stimulating, like when you get no sleep and try to compensate by drinking WAY too much caffeine. Continue reading Jason Bourne: Exciting, Beautiful, Relentless, Exhausting [Review]

Jason Bourne: A Welcome Return for Cinema’s Best Modern Action Hero [Review]

Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass are back to give us another chapter in the Bourne franchise, which seemingly has gotten better with each passing movie (minus the dreadful spinoff The Bourne Legacy). Nine years have passed since we last saw Jason Bourne, but he’s back thanks to a clever story that brings him from out of the shadows. Simply titled Jason Bourne, the latest entry in the Bourne saga is another excellent, globetrotting, cat-and-mouse game full of brutish action with some bureaucratic deception sprinkled on top. Continue reading Jason Bourne: A Welcome Return for Cinema’s Best Modern Action Hero [Review]