Every film that has ever been nominated for an Academy Award in any category. Enjoy!
Who is Salt?
As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt's efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: "Who is Salt?"
Couldn't have cared less about whether she was a Russian spy or not. Seriously, the plot in this is so nonsensical and boring, it's not even a joke. Humourless, baffling and uneventful.
Would have been better with some pepper dashed across it.
Now lets be honest here, Angelina Jolie is a very attractive woman.
She is also a very good actress.
But most of all, Angelina Jolie, is one complete bad ass.
She can kick ass more than any man. And as Evelyn Salt she gets many chances to do just that. For Salt is a film that embraces its own ridiculousness, and Phillip Noyce sets out to give us one brilliantly soundtracked, expertly choreographed action scene after the other.
It is genuinely exhilarating. Very enjoyable, and utterly ridiculous.
What's not to like?
But of course, best of all, Angelina Jolie is a very attractive woman.
Oh, and a very good actress.
Black definitely suits her better than blonde.
That's normally Kurt Wimmer's fap material, you know... That is why the film briefly stinks like Ultraviolet.
Angelina Jolie is Jason Bourne. She looks a lot older than when I last seen her not to be shallow.
Salt-->Alternative title "Forget Physics Exist"
How the hell is she jumping miles down the elevator shaft with no bionic parts or mutant powers? Knocks out every guy with a single punch. Jumps between speeding vehicles with precison timing, car wrecks are not a problem, she'll just walk away.
You could see the end coming a mile away, but Salt is still a fun film and I think part of that has to do with Jolie doing her best to sell you on it. I would definitely see a sequel.
BOX OFFICE. 💰💰💰 💲293.5 million
Though it's far from the most intelligent of movies, Salt has some exciting chase sequences, and it manages to patch over most of its plot holes. The fight scenes are a little lame, though - Jolie keeps coming back to the same move - and as the predictable climax approaches, we see the pieces starting to come together not to deliver a satisfying ending, but rather, to set up a sequel. Considering that the lead role was written for, then turned down by, Tom Cruise, Jolie acquits herself quite well, and I thought Liev Schreiber turned in a strong supporting performance - but otherwise, the acting and the dialogue ranked between poor and mediocre, and by the time you reach the un-ending, most of the wind has come out of the sails of what might otherwise have been a decent, straight-ahead action flick.
Nominated Best Sound Mixing
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Action packed...to say the least. Some creepy scenes from USSR that works rather well in that feberinfectedbrainconspiracy kind of way, other than that standard action.
Well, that was a Movie
My favourite film ever. I don't see any flaws in this film only because I love Angelina Jolie and Action films. It left me speechless the first time I watched it and I've watched it at least more than 10 times because I can't get enough of it. Love her acting!!!!!!
Watched this while doing housework and putting together furniture. It is such a good movie. Watch on the new 4K television
Above average spy-thriller, but only just and only because of Angelina Jolie. She's not the greatest actress in the world, but she knows how to be badass. Salt is pretty predictable, and the twists are not really imaginative. Look elsewhere if you want something to stretch your mind with. It's entertaining enough but gets decidedly more boring on the second rewatch...
Definition of a film that shouldn't work at all, but does.
Great action sequences and suspense. Details don’t hold up to close scrutiny though.
This movie played with my mind.
Angelina Jolie is a CIA agent who goes on the run when she's accused of being a deep-cover Russian operative.. Fast paced shoot'em up spy action with lots of twists and turns, good stuff.
Movies about/starring women. I originally started this list just as a reference for myself, but hopefully others will find it…