JumperCheck out the trailer for the Jumper over at Apple.com and tell me what you think. My first instinct is that it’s just another dumb action-type thriller, but I was impressed with a couple of things.

First of all, I love the cast. , , Diane Lane, and Rachel Bilson – not a bad start.

Next, it was directed by Doug Liman, the guy behind the The Bourne Identity series of , and who also did a decent job with Mr. & Mrs. Smith.

And finally, the screenplay was adapted by David S. Goyer, who also wrote the screenplays for Batman Begins and Dark City.

I’ll admit I love this kind of action movie, when it’s done right, but after so many crappy movies in 2008 I’m a bit jaded now. I also have a bit of a love/hate relationship with Christensen.

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