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After seeing Bourne Supremacy, I decided to watch the Bourne Identity -again. I didn't remember it being so good.
Well, I got to go the DVD is on pause.
Have you read the books?
Jason Bourne was an adult during VietNam. He's been an operative for decades. Matt Damon is _way_ too young to play the part.
The girl is supposed to be a Canadian Banker, she helps him with financial expertise. Oh, and she plays a large roll in the 3rd book, difficult since they killed her off in the 2nd movie.
The book's main plot line is 'create an assassin to catch an assassin'. The movies don't even mention the Jackal! The movies substitue Conklin as the 'bad guy'?
Those are just a few of the more major differences between the books and the movies. I understand that you can't always follow a book to the letter when you're making a movie, but these movies don't even tell the same story as the books.
Liberty is an inherently offensive lifestyle. Living in a free society guarantees that each one of us will see our most cherished principles and beliefs questioned and in some cases mocked. It's worth it.
I think I liked the Bourne Identity better than the Bourne Supremacy.
Interesting about the books - that's quite a difference between the books and the movies. Course the movies are usually a little different. I remember reading "Once We Were Soldiers - and Young", the book the movie "We Were Soldiers" was based on. IIRC, (it's been a while since I read it) the movie was pretty close to the book except for the ending. There was a lot of "liberty" taken there.