Release Date: 23 November 2016
Format: DVD Blu-ray
Starring: Matt Damon, Alicia Vikander, Tommy Lee Jones
Matt Damon returns to arguably his best known role (apart from being left stranded on planets) in the fifth entry in the Robert Ludlum-created franchise. Although the eponymous agent has now remembered everything, Bourne must still dig deep to uncover the truth about his past – namely what really happened to his father. We meet him KO-ing people in one-hit fights for money, having seemingly left the CIA and Treadstone behind. Alicia Vikander joins the series as a proficient hacker who’s part of a counter-terrorism taskforce, and Nicki (Julia Stiles) is back, trying to get her hands on some Black Ops files. Bourne eventually returns to the fold and teams up with Nicki, who informs him that there may have been more to his past – and his father’s death – than he initially believed. It’s great to have both Damon and director Paul Greengrass back onboard, and although Jason Bourne doesn’t hit the relentless heights of series’ benchmark The Bourne Ultimatum, it’s a welcome return to form for the franchise following that Jeremy Renner outing that nobody seems to talk about.