SALMA HAYEK: 4-MOVIE COLLECTION REVIEWED
“Salma Hayek: 4-Movie Collection” pulls together 4 movies from the late 90s and early 00s. You get some experimental Mike Figgis, a bad Honeymoon Killers remake and some early Thomas Jane. If that wasn’t enough, there’s also a Spanish language movie. You will need to be a major Salma Hayek fan to enjoy these deep cuts. Other than that, wait until an inevitable HD version comes along.
- 1.78:1, 2.35:1 standard definition transfers
- Dolby Digital 2.0
RELEASE DATE: 6/6/17
- Video - 86%86%
- Audio - 86%86%
- Film Score - 80%80%
The Plot Thus Far
Living It Up – Spanish, Dolby 2.0 (English Subtitles)
(2000) / R
Salma Hayek, Carmelo Gomez, Tito Valverde
Sexy Lola (Hayek) is a waitress down on her luck until she meets handsome, charming Martin (Gomez), who happens to be a big-spending millionaire… or is he? While the two indulge in a storybook romance complete with extravagant dinners, hundreds of roses and a champagne-filled swimming pool, the clock is ticking on Martin’s million-dollar debt to the mob. And just as Martin realizes his deep love for Lola, she reveals a dark secret of her own. The final question is will this spicy fairy tale have a happy ending?
(2006) / R
John Travolta, James Gandolfini, Jared Leto, Salma Hayek
Todd Robinson’s Lonely Hearts features John Travolta and James Gandolfini as Elmer C. Robinson and Charles Hildebrandt, a pair of homicide detectives who are on the trail of lovers on a crime spree. The evil duo of Ray Fernandez (Jared Leto) and Martha Beck (Salma Hayek) take advantage of elderly widows, stealing as much money as they can after gaining the victim’s confidence, and then murdering their mark. Robinson becomes drawn into the case too deeply in order to help him confront his feelings, as his wife has recently killed herself. The story is based on the real life “Lonely Hearts” killers of the late ’40s, the infamous couple whom the director’s grandfather played a large part in bringing to justice.
(2000) / R
Salma Hayek, Stellan Skarsgård, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Kyle MacLachlan, Holly Hunter
“A pioneering breakthrough in movie storytelling.” – L.A. Weekly
Time Code is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. A new and innovative kind of movie for the new millennium! Academy Award-nominated director Mike Figgis (Leaving Las Vegas, 1995), weaves an extraordinary behind-the-Hollywood-scenes drama including a star-studded ensemble cast, featuring Salma Hayek, Holly Hunter, Stellan Skarsgard, Steven Weber, Kyle MacLachlan and Jeanne Tripplehorn.
Four separate cameras follow the intrigue, sex, power, jealousy and rage of a diverse group of L.A. players as the action unfolds in real time with no edits and no retakes. Sexy, tense, and unnerving, Time Code builds toward a shocking and disturbing climax.
The Velocity of Gary
(1998) / R
Vincent D’Onofrio, Salma Hayek, Thomas Jayne
“phenomenally talented actors” – Reel Film Reviews
Valentino is an adult film star torn apart by two loves: tempestuous waitress Mary and hunky street hustler Gary. Together, the three of them will explore life, love and the true meaning of family.