'Bourne Ultimatum'

<b>"The Bourne Ultimatum"</b><br>
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Most critics called it one of the best action films of the year, with our own Carina Chocano calling Bourne "the humblest and most relatable existentialist government-made killing machine ever devised," but there were a few "Ultimatum" haters who didn't much care for Matt Damon, or the spy thriller itself.<br>
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<a href="http://www.cinepassion.org/Archives/BourneSimpsonsSunshine.html" target="new">Fernando F. Croce from CinePassion</a>:  "[Matt Damon's] involuntary flair for springing into an ass-whopping whirlwind is rivaled by his gift for staring into space and projecting smudged flashbacks onto his eyelids."<br>
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And <a href="http://www.filmthreat.com/index.php?section=reviews&Id=10212" target="new">Pete Vonder Haar of Film Threat</a> got even deeper when discussing the CIA program:<br>
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" 'This isn’t us.' It isn’t? You mean the Central Intelligence Agency, when not failing to accurately assess the stability of the Eastern Bloc or gauge Al Qaeda’s capacity to attack the mainland United States, hasn’t maintained a 60-year campaign of destabilization, murder and deception? Wow."
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"The Bourne Ultimatum"

Most critics called it one of the best action films of the year, with our own Carina Chocano calling Bourne "the humblest and most relatable existentialist government-made killing machine ever devised," but there were a few "Ultimatum" haters who didn't much care for Matt Damon, or the spy thriller itself.

Fernando F. Croce from CinePassion: "[Matt Damon's] involuntary flair for springing into an ass-whopping whirlwind is rivaled by his gift for staring into space and projecting smudged flashbacks onto his eyelids."

And Pete Vonder Haar of Film Threat got even deeper when discussing the CIA program:

" 'This isn’t us.' It isn’t? You mean the Central Intelligence Agency, when not failing to accurately assess the stability of the Eastern Bloc or gauge Al Qaeda’s capacity to attack the mainland United States, hasn’t maintained a 60-year campaign of destabilization, murder and deception? Wow."

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