“Salt” the film and Evelyn Salt the character are perpetually in motion and that’s a good thing for its own sake and because it keeps audiences from dwelling on how unapologetically preposterous the plot in question is.
And really, who goes to summer action movies for cast-iron logic anyway? Or for plausible characters, for that matter? You go for brisk stunts expertly executed, for well-directed action that doesn’t allow you to catch your breath and for one of the preeminent action stars of our time. Yes, that would be Angelina Jolie.