Kim Ji-woon's English language debut also heralds Arnold Schwarzenegger's return to action hero status (The Expendables 2 doesn't count as he's just a glorified cameo). Both of these things are events worthy of note.
Fifteen to twenty years ago there was a music news show on the BBC called the Ozone. One episode featured an interview with Bjork where she confessed to having a huge crush on David Attenborough from listening to his voice on nature documentaries. Awww, that's sweet isn't it?
NO! It's not. Fast forward to 2012 and that innocent crush has developed into a worrying obsession.
I have to admit, I had trepidations about this film. I’m a fan of the previous three films, and at first I did think they should leave it at that. A Bourne film without Matt Damon or Paul Greengrass? It would never work, right?
Controversial Danish director Lars von Trier is currently assembling the cast for his latest film The Nymphomaniac. With previous veterans Willem Dafoe, Stellan Skarsgard, and Charlotte Gainsbourg already added to the line-up, Shia LaBeouf is the latest Hollywood heavyweight name to be rumoured to be joining the project, currently set to begin production in September 2012. Nicole Kidman has also been strongly linked with the title.
With all that Olympic hype now behind us (and with it two fairly dismal weeks of home releases) we can now turn our attention to other far more important matters – those shiny discs that took up the vast majority of your time before sport became the fashionable thing to be interested in for a fortnight.