The Bourne Legacy
I don't have a proper panic or anxiety disorder like my friend Rob, but I do have episodes from time to time.
One of those episodes coincided with my viewing of The Bourne Legacy. Just fifteen minutes into the film I knew something was wrong, because I was incredibly tense, and while the film wanted me tense, I was pretty sure it didn't want me to leave the theater -- an action I was sorely tempted to take.
So... mild-to-medium anxiety attack, plus Bourne Legacy = BEST ACTION THRILLER MOVIE EVER I ALMOST HAD A CORONARY.
Obviously your mileage will vary wildly. The film was a solid spy thriller, with the usual sorts of plot-holes and physics problems. If you're into that stuff (and I usually am -- Skyfall is going to get my opening night money) this is probably a pretty safe bet.
This comes in at #14 for me for the year. Had I been in the right mood and frame of mind this could have been in bottom half of the top ten, but we'll never know because that moment has past.blog comments powered by Disqus