Sandy Kenyon reviews the action thriller 'Jason Bourne'

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Matt Damon made the movie "Jason Bourne" in part because so many fans kept asking him when he was going to make another. He teamed up with director Paul Greengrass, and the result of the movie will not fail you.

The first half hour left will leave you breathless. If the rest of "Jason Bourne" is not quite as exciting, well it is still a whole lot better than most of the movies this summer, if not quite up to the very high bar set by "The Bourne Ultimatum" nine years ago.

The series about a killer with amnesia has helped define Matt Damon, and he became so associated with the character an attempt to cast Jeremy Renner in the role fell flat.

The fifth Bourne finds Damon back and brawling off-the-grid until he is contacted by the character played by Julia Stiles.

One of the world's most effective assassins has a beef with Bourne and they chase each other around the world. But, their driving duel Las Vegas while impressive in the scope of its destruction, can seem too over the top, even for the car guys who loves a good car-chase.

Tommy Lee Jones co-stars as an especially devious head of the CIA.

Alicia Vikander has a central role as his protege.

The idea here is for us to find out more about Bourne's past, as he does throughout the movie.

The chance to watch a great star at the peak of his powers, see him display the pain in this guy's heart, and the torment in his soul is enough to make anyone recommend and want to see "Jason Bourne."

The movie definitely holds your attention. null
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