A Measure of SALT

Saw this today, and was pleasantly surprised at how the plot twisted and turned, never telegraphing the twists. It was almost Hitchcockesque, and the last film that did that to me was Usual Suspects.

Three minor quibbles, somewhat vague to avoid spoilers (you really want to see this movie cold):
  1. There are a handful of scenes where security procedures seem unnecessarily slow and complicated, to give other characters a chance to circumvent them.
  2. Another character witnesses a shift in loyalty, but it's never mentioned.
  3. And finally, the movie doesn't so much end as stop. That's a particularly annoying trope for me (it's why I don't read Neal Stephenson anymore).
If you like movies like Day of the Jackal or The Fugitive, go see Salt.

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