A CIA chief sends a senior operative (Brian Cox) to take down Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) when it appears the rogue agent is behind the deaths of two people.
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" The movie skillfully delivers a series of fights, stalkings, plottings and chases, punctuated by a little brooding. "
" A tour-de-force of thriller filmmaking. "
" A rare breed of action flick -- one that doesn't take human life for granted. "
" A terse, tight, impressively smart package. "
" As a video game that propels the viewer through the course, Supremacy is supremely successful. I'm not sure that's enough for a movie narrative. "
" [Director] Greengrass proves himself equally adept at action, building on the edginess of Doug Liman's original with a feverish handheld camera and frenetic editing. "
" Almost everything that made The Bourne Identity refreshing -- the wit, the irony, the suspense, the novelty of its premise -- is gone. "
" Good enough to make one have faith in certain things again, like spy movies, sequels and the charismatically low-key, quietly lethal movie-star charisma of Matt Damon. "
" Bourne's amnesia gimmick is a tired one, but there is a future in spy movies with this sort of blend of action and cynicism. "
" An entertaining, well-constructed spy story (though not as satisfying as the first film -- perhaps because it's not as simple). "
" Another of those incoherent Robert Ludlum spy thrillers with more logistics than logic. "
" Just as thrilling, edgy and entertaining as the first installment. "
" The movie is utterly synthetic. "
" The movie is mostly a series of frenetic clashes, dubious near misses and car chases. It lacks the human interest and snowy splendor of the first movie. "
" While the movie has a higher IQ than the average summer action blitz, it underperforms as a thrill-dispenser. "
" The Bourne Supremacy not only lives up to the promises of the novel by Robert Ludlum, but in many ways manages to improve on the first film. "
" A solid cloak-and-dagger actioner. "
" Spy movies just got thrilling again. "
" Gripping film. "
" Of its kind, The Bourne Supremacy is incredibly skilled -- much more exciting than its predecessor. "
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