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The Bourne Legacy Review

If ‘Jason Bourne was just the tip of the iceberg’ then this should’ve stayed submerged.

Following Paul Greengrass’ Supremacy and even more impressive Ultimatum was always going to be a tough task, but having worked as a screenwriter on the previous films and with directorial experience, it’s easy to see why Tony Gilroy was chosen as a replacement. With a new hero at the centre of the narrative and a new cast of leading actors, Gilroy’s film doesn’t have much in common with the previous films, aside from being nothing like Robert Ludlum’s novels. Continue reading The Bourne Legacy Review

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The Art of Spying

As Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is one of the few films to depict the less glamorous lifestyle of a secret agent, I consider how contemporary cinema presents spies and analyse the directorial influence Tomas Alfredson has on his espionage thriller.

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