There are great action movies (Die Hard
), and then there are highly entertaining action movies (Unleashed
, anything directed by Rob Cohen) that keep adrenaline junkies entertained in the downtime before the next true classic arrives. A compact, streamlined espionage thriller from screenwriter Kurt Wimmer and director Phillip Noyce, Salt
would never be mistaken for the former, though it snaps into the latter category with the snug click of a perfectly placed Lego. No one who sits through Salt
is likely to die of boredom, though they might exit the theater a little sore due to laughing at one of the most ridiculously unco...