Bourne to Run-The Bourne Supremacy

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Bourne to Run – A faster, niftier sequel: The Bourne Supremacy. By David Edelstein
Friday, July 23, 2004, at 11:30 AM PT

If there’s any doubt about the effect of cutting-edge video and documentary techniques on ho-hum movie material, there’s a virtuoso demonstration in The Bourne Supremacy (Universal), the superior sequel to the 2002 hit The Bourne Identity. The first film was fast, adroit, and something more. Viewed six months after 9/11, the adaptation of a 1980 Robert Ludlum potboiler was weirdly comforting: Its universe of pasty old white guys playing Cold War chess with sundry operatives in Eastern Europe stirred feelings of tender nostalgia (at least for us non-Eastern Europeans).

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