The Bourne Ultimatum is the best movie of the summer!

Discussion in 'Big Brother 4' started by Souderwan, Aug 18, 2007.

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  1. Souderwan Chosen One

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    Just got done seeing it! Wow!

    'nuff said.

    carry on!
  2. JoinTheSchwarz Comms Admin & Community Manager

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    As I said before:

    El Biyu (20:31:39): He's one of my favorite enforcers of a pseudo-fascist ideology!

    I can't wait to see it.
  3. Souderwan Chosen One

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    My son, who (of course) watched it with me, managed to stump me with a question at the end of the movie.

    Son: Ok, Dad. Jason Bourne or Jack Bauer?

    Me: ...


    (I still don't know!! :_|)

    [image=http://www.desktopextreme.com/photos/24_-_Jack_Bauer_128200540958PM382.jpg]
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  4. Everton Chosen One

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    I plan on seeing this on Friday. Looking forward to it.
  5. Souderwan Chosen One

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    I expect a similar JCC thread from you on Friday.

  6. OBIWAN-JR Force Ghost

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    Seeing it this week hopefully.
    Can't wait.


    -JR :)
  7. Everton Chosen One

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    Good things come to those yadda yadda yadda.
  8. OBIWAN-JR Force Ghost

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    Okay.
    CAN wait, but very much looking forward to it.

    :p


    -JR :)
  9. Everton Chosen One

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    Tonight is teh night.
  10. Souderwan Chosen One

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    I want a full report on it's awesomeness!! If you decide you don't like it, I'd rather you didn't tell me that as it might affect the way I view you.

    Shallow, I know, but nonetheless....
  11. Everton Chosen One

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    V. good.

    Not v.v.good, as I thought one of the locales dragged on a bit to no obvious narrative gain, and perhaps... perhaps they managed to squeeze in a bit of 'lecturing'. Fantastic action scenes, excellent combat work, a satisfying conclusion, excellent music, and it didn't feel then need to pull any fast ones, so to speak; it stuck to its own path (in the same way Harry Potter did).
  12. Souderwan Chosen One

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    But you have to admit that nothing this summer has been even close to it, no?


  13. Everton Chosen One

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    No. It stands alone.
  14. Souderwan Chosen One

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    Excellent! Then I agree with you! :D
  15. Everton Chosen One

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    Fantastic that it knew when to end. So many movies these days (infact, the majority IMO) have absolutely no idea when to stop, when (or indeed how) to resolve the story but still leave enough to chew on. They don't seem to know how to intertwine the necessary backstory and a conclusion - or even make them as one. Ultimatum did it at a canter. It's refreshing to emerge almost completely satisfied from a movie boasting a running time below two hours.
  16. Souderwan Chosen One

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    Excellent point. This was especially true of Return of the King, which I thought was a travesty when it came to wrapping up a movie. Matrix 3, also! Uggh! I could go on, but I think we're on the same page.

    Yes, Ultimatum knew what it was, where it was going, and how it was going to get there. there was no question that they were telling a story worth watching and I thoroughly enjoyed it!

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