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  • The Bourne Ultimatum

    The Bourne Ultimatum 2007

    ★★★★½ Watched 13 Aug, 2016

    The best of the Bourne films; this is everything an action thriller should be.

    Damon sells Bourne's internal struggles beautifully and Julia Stiles excels in a much bigger role than she had in the first tow. Joan Allen also gets plenty to do as someone a great deal more complex than the generally evil CIA folk in this franchise.

    The first 30 minutes, detailing a Guardian journalist's investigation into Treadstone and its successor Blackbriar, is as good as thriller cinema…

  • The Bourne Supremacy

    The Bourne Supremacy 2004

    ★★★★ Watched 12 Aug, 2016

    Paul Greengrass brings a unique verve and command of cinematic action to the second film in the original Bourne trilogy.

    Damon brings the same icy charisma that made the first film work and Joan Allen does a tremendous job as the intelligence operative on his tail.

    The real star, though, is Greengrass and his patented style of frenetic fighting and fast-paced drama, which went on to influence just about every action filmmaker to come afterwards.

    The climactic car chase is a real high point.

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  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy 2004

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 01 Oct, 2012 3

    Hands down the funniest film to have Judd Apatow's name attached to it, Anchorman is already a comedy classic only eight years after its initial release. Many of its quotes are ingrained in popular culture and the mere mention of the film's name causes most human beings to spew forth with quotes.

    Every scene of the film crackles with quotable dialogue: Adam McKay and Will Ferrell's script being up amongst the funniest Hollywood has ever produced. In Ron Burgundy, Ferrell…

  • Scary Movie 5

    Scary Movie 5 2013

    ½ Watched 12 Apr, 2013

    I have three thoughts:

    1) Yawn.
    2) Sigh.
    3) Just fucking why?