The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

There isn’t really much I can say about this film which hasn’t been said already.  The bar has been raised, and only a few years’ worth of hindsight will enable us to see whether its pacing and almost Cubist fracturing of space and time led to a new era for the action movie, or whether it was so far ahead of its competitors that it became a creative dead end.

It does, however, lead to consideration of a more important issue, for which I’m indebted to a couple of anonymous friends of the blog.  Who would win in a fight:  Jason Bourne, or Jack Bauer from ’24’?

I’m not saying it would be easy, but eventually Bauer would kick Jason’s ass.  Are we agreed?

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