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The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum [Oct. 26th, 2016|10:41 am]
Tony Grist
All cities are one city- Munich, Berlin, Milan, Paris, London, Moscow, New York-  all merge together;  all are part of the same rat-run, presided over by the same officials in airless offices- wielding an arbitrary power of life and death- pursuing an agenda that doesn't have to be explained to any national government or electorate. The streets all look the same:  the buildings oppress and confine, the people swarm, the traffic crawls, the surveillance cameras clock it all ...

Why on earth do we choose to live like this?

But here comes our man- a fragment broken free from the collective, using the powers it taught him to hit back at it and smash it up- a man turned robot turned man again.

The Bourne movies distill the essence of the thriller as formulated by Buchan. The hunter is the hunted is the hunter. Simple as that. No bedroom dalliance, no martinis, no stopping to draw breath, just run, run, run, fight, run...

[User Picture]From: basefinder
2016-10-26 10:14 am (UTC)
I was surprised by how much I enjoyed the Bourne films!
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2016-10-26 11:00 am (UTC)
Me too. They really are very good.
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From: cmcmck
2016-10-26 11:51 am (UTC)
The Bourne?

Oh! you don't mean Sittingbourne!
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2016-10-26 02:45 pm (UTC)
Er, no.... :)
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[User Picture]From: angiereedgarner
2016-10-27 02:18 pm (UTC)
Well put.
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2016-10-27 02:29 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: davesmusictank
2016-10-27 02:52 pm (UTC)
The Bourne Films are good.
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2016-10-27 02:57 pm (UTC)
Very good
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