Most fans of “The Bourne Identity” will find that “The Bourne Supremacy” is not quite as good as the first film. Though “Supremacy” relies on many of the same action techniques that were successful for “Identity,” the writing is not as strong. In fact, the film seems choppy and anticlimactic at times, revealing too many plot secrets too early on and so killing the suspense. And without the necessary suspense, the movie seems slow in a few places. For better or worse, the film also glorifies violence and the lawless life of an assassin like Bourne.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Oliver Wood, the Director of Cinematography should be taken out and given 40 lashes with a wet noodle on this one. The photography is so choppy and disjointed, it is very distracting. Now, it could be the fault of film editor, Richard Pearson or Christopher Rouse, but whoever did it created a very hard to follow film. I have seen this in many other formats like Previews and television shows and I do not understand why they feel the need to go from one shot to the other in rapid fire sequence. But I for one do not like it at all. So if you are like me, you might want to consider that before putting down your hard earned money on this one.