Director: Tony Gilroy
Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, a jowly Edward Norton, assorted cannon fodder
Rating: 2.5 stars (of five)
I was engaged all the way through The Bourne Legacy. I paid attention and I wanted to know what happened next. I found bits to be excited about, when the film ventured beyond its by-the-bloody-numbers script, but when I look back on it, I realize that my interest was largely force of habit.
I understood that Jeremy Renner was the antihero pursued by a cruel government machine, and that Rachel Weisz was a theoretically innocent victim destined to become his romantic interest, but the film really only...