DVD Review for SALT (2010)

Yesterday, my review of the Theatrical Edition DVD for Angelina Jolie’s spy-thriller, Salt, posted at PopMatters:

Evelyn Salt is the kind of character normally reserved for male actors and, in fact, was originally ‘Edwin Salt’, with Tom Cruise initially envisioned in the role. One of the few distinguishing characteristics of the movie is how little the role appears to have changed in the transposition from male to female. There are only one or two moments where it is difficult to imagine the action unfolding any differently with a man in the lead as opposed to a woman.

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