Tag Archives: Jason Bourne

New wave of steadycam action continues with ‘Atomic Blonde’

8/10 Atomic Blonde is an intentionally confusing, icy cool synthpop-noir with some fun gender reversals that turns what was a unique action franchise into a growing movement in the genre. In November 1989, Berlin is aflame with civil unrest as … Continue reading

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You don’t get to see ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’

If there’s one unifying factor in the Resident Evil series, it’s that you don’t get to see the coolest things it has to offer. In the worst example, the series’ third movie, Extinction, ends on a cliffhanger with dozens of … Continue reading

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Entropy on Labor Day — Davids rule the summer, Goliaths crash and burn

Labor Day weekend 2016 was bad. If you discount last summer’s holiday weekend that saw War Room take the weekend crown, you have to go all the way back to 2005 to find a Labor Day weekend that did worse than this … Continue reading

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The Bourne Dumpster Fire

Wow. Bring a barf bag. Jason Bourne begins with its title character, David Webb John Cena Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) scrounging a living in underground bareknuckle boxing matches in Southeastern Europe. He’s called out of hiding by his former CIA handler, Nicky Parsons … Continue reading

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The real-life Bourne legacy

The Bourne Identity is one of those movies that was so massively influential it gets taken for granted. On the eve of the franchise’s second attempt at rebooting, let’s look back at the movie that shifted action on its axis. Going … Continue reading

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