Friday, March 18, 2016

Cinema Cycle - The Bourne Supremacy


CINEMA CYCLE
(Cardio Workout And Reviewing Movies At The Same Time)

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DATE REVIEWED: 03/18/2016


FORMAT: HD-DVD

TIME RIDDEN / FILM LENGTH: 1 hour 45 minutes

DISTANCE RIDDEN WHILE VIEWING: 21.8 miles

TOTAL CINEMA MILES LOGGED: 4410.1 miles

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SYNOPSIS: The continuing saga of a rogue black operations assassin in Europe and Asia.



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CONCEPT IN RELATION TO THE VIEWER:  The everyday thinking man’s James Bond.  When the world is against you, and all you have is your superior wit and physic.  

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PROS AND CONS:  A great film for what it is.  It is a highly polished Hollywood thrill ride with enough intrigue and plot twist to keep the discerning viewers interested.  

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That said, is this poor guy ever going to get to retire to a lake in the country and raise chickens or something?  How about his awesome fight moves on a Grizzly Bear or pack of wild wolves?

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While I know they are ‘badass’, I don’t really want to believe that the FBI/CIA have fleets of Gulfstream jets on standby at Andrews Airforce Base ready to whisk ‘special teams’ to any part of the globe in five hours, ala ‘Criminal Minds’.   I have worked in government before, I know how inept they are.  


To read an overview of this project, check out this status posting.  

This film is a part of my LaserDisc Collection.

Clicking on the title will take you to the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) entry for this film. 

This film was viewed while exercising on my recumbent cycle.  A summary of my time spent working out on my journey through movie-land can be found on Strava.com.