Thursday, 7mate, 8.30pm, M (2010)
Angelina Jolie (pictured) once again comes out with guns blazing in this fast-paced espionage thriller from Australian director Phillip Noyce (Rabbit-Proof Fence). Jolie plays Evelyn Salt, a highly respected CIA agent who i abruptly accused of being a sleeper operative by Russian traitor Orlov (Daniel Olbrychski). The femme fatale is forced to go on the ru n in a bid to clear her name. Using all of her skills, she embarks on one chase scene after another, leaping from all manner of things and evading her ever-present pursuers. This flick brings relentless action and nail-biting suspense to a genre that can be found wanting. Jolie pulls off her familiar role with aplomb.