"The Bourne Ultimatum" *** (out of four): Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon team up again in this the third – and final? - installment of the reliably thrilling but increasingly repetitious "Bourne" series.
“The Bourne Ultimatum” – the third and potentially final installment of the series based on the Robert Ludlum Cold War spy novels - picks up scant seconds after 2004's “The Bourne Supremacy” left off, with amnesiac assassin Jason Bourne shot and on the run from the Moscow police. To make matters worse, he's still haunted by the memory of his dead lover Marie (Franka Potente, sorely missed) and plagued by those nasty flashbacks - this time featuring someone who bears a striking resemblance to Albert Finney. Could this vision hold the key to Bourne's identity (at least more so than 2002's “The Bourne Identity” did)? Let’s just say, if the filmmakers cast Albert Finney in the role, it’s probably pretty important.
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