"My argument is not with you." -- Jason Bourne, 'The Bourne Ultimatum'

Film Universal Pictures have posted a number of their screenplays online ready for consideration during the Oscar season and we can read them too. They're worth looking at for the sheer variety of approaches used in getting the descriptions and dialogue across, some leaving more in the hands of the director than others. Here is the opening of The Bourne Ultimatum:
EXT. NIGHT. HOUSING PROJECTS -- MOSCOW

SMASH CUT

MOTION -- flat out -- it’s us -- we’re running -- stumbling
-- breathing rushed -- blood in the snow...

We are JASON BOURNE and we’re running down an alley...
Which thanks to Paul Greengrass's direction is exactly how it feels when we watch.

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