RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 141,444
Posts: 5,507,662
Members: 25,134
Currently online: 435
Newest member: xunixan

TrekToday headlines

Retro Review: The Emperor’s New Cloak
By: Michelle on Dec 20

Star Trek Opera
By: T'Bonz on Dec 19

New Abrams Project
By: T'Bonz on Dec 18

IDW Publishing March 2015 Comics
By: T'Bonz on Dec 17

Paramount Star Trek 3 Expectations
By: T'Bonz on Dec 17

Star Trek #39 Sneak Peek
By: T'Bonz on Dec 16

Star Trek 3 Potential Director Shortlist
By: T'Bonz on Dec 16

Official Starships Collection Update
By: T'Bonz on Dec 15

Retro Review: Prodigal Daughter
By: Michelle on Dec 13

Sindicate Lager To Debut In The US Next Week
By: T'Bonz on Dec 12


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Entertainment & Interests > TV & Media

TV & Media Non-Trek television, movies, books, music, etc.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old January 9 2013, 11:54 AM   #1
BoxWhatBox
Commander
 
Bourne Legacy [Spoilers] - Am I the only one this bugs?

I watched the Bourne Legacy for the first time tonight and really enjoyed the movie a whole. One thing really did bother me though, why is it that government handlers are always caught off guard when their super soldier/operative defeats the hit team sent to kill them. Am I the only one this annoys? I mean isn't the whole point of the billions the government spent developing these agents is to serve as force multipliers in less then perfect world?
__________________
"A powerful weapon? %&#!#? This is a pen!"
BoxWhatBox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 9 2013, 12:19 PM   #2
JoeZhang
Vice Admiral
 
JoeZhang's Avatar
 
Re: Bourne Legacy [Spoilers] - Am I the only one this bugs?

They are just surprised that something designed under a government tendering contact actually works.
JoeZhang is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 9 2013, 05:02 PM   #3
RandyS
Vice Admiral
 
RandyS's Avatar
 
Location: Randyland
View RandyS's Twitter Profile
Re: Bourne Legacy [Spoilers] - Am I the only one this bugs?

BoxWhatBox wrote: View Post
I watched the Bourne Legacy for the first time tonight and really enjoyed the movie a whole. One thing really did bother me though, why is it that government handlers are always caught off guard when their super soldier/operative defeats the hit team sent to kill them. Am I the only one this annoys? I mean isn't the whole point of the billions the government spent developing these agents is to serve as force multipliers in less then perfect world?
There used to be a thing called "suspension of disbelief". It's practically a requirement for action films.

I'd suggest employing it. You'll be happier.
RandyS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 9 2013, 06:57 PM   #4
Admiral2
Vice Admiral
 
Admiral2's Avatar
 
Location: Arendelle
Re: Bourne Legacy [Spoilers] - Am I the only one this bugs?

BoxWhatBox wrote: View Post
I watched the Bourne Legacy for the first time tonight and really enjoyed the movie a whole. One thing really did bother me though, why is it that government handlers are always caught off guard when their super soldier/operative defeats the hit team sent to kill them. Am I the only one this annoys? I mean isn't the whole point of the billions the government spent developing these agents is to serve as force multipliers in less then perfect world?
You're not the only one. One of these days i'd love to see a super soldier movie where he goes off the reservation and when security wants to go after him the boss says, "You dumbass! You're gonna get your ass kicked! That was the point!"
__________________
"You should never give up on family -- even if they say harsh things and create snow monsters to make you go away."

-Elsa on what she learned from Anna
Admiral2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:58 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.