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John Travolta

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    May 8, 2014
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    July 5, 2012
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    May 3, 2012
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    September 8, 2011

    After Shweddy Balls Ice Cream, 10 Other SNL Sketches That Need to Be Food

    ​Ben & Jerry's announced its production of "Schweddy Balls" flavored ice cream today,  "vanilla ice cream with a hint of rum" and flecked with big ol' fudge balls. Sounds pretty tasty, actually. More importantly, it got us thinking, which we try to do sparingly: What other Saturday Night ... More >>

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    June 24, 2010
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    December 3, 2009
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    August 13, 2009
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    June 11, 2009
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    November 20, 2008

    Sci-Fi

    Check out an Unauthorized musical

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    September 8, 2008

    Free Carl Reiner! Wherein We Talk to the Legend and Give Away Tickets.

    As we mentioned almost a month back, Carl Reiner and Martin Short will replace John Travolta tomorrow night at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, where Travolta was scheduled to show for a Q&A as part of the Brinker International Forum benefiting the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts. Of co ... More >>

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    August 15, 2008

    Win, Win: Brinker Forum Swaps John Travolta for Carl Reiner, Martin Short

    John Travolta was supposed to be in town September 9 to speak at the Brinker International Forum, which'll take place at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. But he can't make it, says a media release that just went out -- "due to unforeseen professional obligations," by which I assume they mean ... More >>

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    September 20, 2007
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    August 24, 2007

    Dallas Lives!

    John Travolta is still the only cast member in The Movie That Will Not Go Away. Say it ain't so: Dallas -- the movie that will not die -- is still alive, despite the best efforts of several screenwriters and two now-former directors (Robert Luketic and Gurinder Chadha) who couldn't get the corpse ou ... More >>

  • Film

    July 19, 2007

    Hairspray, Get Back to Your Roots!

    Movie musical of the musical of the movie is nowhere near divine

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    July 3, 2007

    Don't Mess with Texas' Film Bidness

    Upon further review, Bottle Rocket's easily the best movie ever shot in Dallas -- and Bob Musgrave, at left, is the best thing about it. If you shoot a movie in Texas that makes Texas look bad, well, bubba, don't expect the state to pony up any dough for yer pitcher. That's the long and short of thi ... More >>

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    June 21, 2007

    Follicle Rock

    It's Hair like Jesus wore it

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    June 18, 2007

    "In the Heart of Old Humid Dallas..."

    So, the big-screen Dallas was dead as of last week. Now, it's back on, according to John Travolta, who says he's meeting with a new director -- that'd be the third, by the way -- and hoping to start shooting here and elsewhere in early '08. Fine. This is even better: Yesterday, some dude posted to Y ... More >>

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    May 31, 2007
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    March 1, 2007

    Like Pigs to Slaughter

    Cast of old men in leather pants on the road to nowhere good

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    April 28, 2006
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    April 20, 2006
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    April 14, 2006

    I Hope They Shoot It on Uranus

    According to this just-posted piece from the Dallas Business Journal, a location scout for the big-screen version of Dallas has extended his/her stay from three days to two weeks, giving the Dallas Film Commission folks the impression the movie might get shot here after all. According to the story, ... More >>

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    March 24, 2006

    J.R. Wants to Stay in Florida

    Wuh-oh. Don't think the mayor's gonna like this bit o' bad news. Seems John Travolta, tapped to star as J.R. Ewing in the oddly anticipated big-screen version of Dallas, wants to film the movie near his home. In Florida. "John Travolta loves his adopted hometown of Ocala so much he hopes to film s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2006

    Ewing Better Have a Better Plan Than This

    In about two hours, Mayor Laura Miller, Dallas Film Commission director Janis Burkland and Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau president and CEO Phillip Jones will gather at City Hall to debut their latest pitch to lure the big-screen version of Dallas. From what I hear, their latest "initiative" pr ... More >>

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    January 12, 2006
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    July 14, 2005

    Odds & Ends

    Hop in the Buzz-Oven with 19 bands, become an Urban Cowboy and wait in The Green Room

  • Film

    March 3, 2005

    Get Lost

    It'd Be Cool if this sequel were any good

  • Film

    January 27, 2005

    Suddenly This Summer

    John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson face off in a Southern-gothic indie

  • Music

    September 30, 2004

    Minnie Driver

    Everything I've Got in My Pocket (Zoe)

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    April 22, 2004

    Cracked Up

    Conway and Korman make themselves--and everyone else--laugh again

  • Film

    April 15, 2004

    Punish This

    The latest comic-book movie might just kill you

  • Dining

    March 11, 2004

    Road Chew

    For the most part, this Tucker stays on track

  • Film

    December 4, 2003

    Dance This Mess Around

    What a bad feeling--and taste--Honey leaves behind

  • Film

    March 27, 2003

    Basic Straining

    Oh, look--another bad John Travolta movie. How original.

  • Music

    June 13, 2002

    Paul Oakenfold

    Bunkka (Maverick/Warner Bros.)

  • Film

    November 1, 2001

    Beat the Parents

    Travolta's performance can't overcome the horror of this evil-stepfather cliché

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    In sync

    The Dark Side of Oz? Man, that's just the tip of the iceberg

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    January 13, 2000

    Goof balls

    Harlem Globetrotters double dribble the yuks

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    July 22, 1999

    Blowing out the '70s

    Bravo for the decade that keeps on giving

  • Film

    June 17, 1999

    Feel the force

    John Travolta can feel your presence -- what's that all about?

  • Dining

    February 11, 1999

    Say cheesy

    The Cheesecake Factory aims to please everybody. Blah.

  • Film

    January 7, 1999

    Objection overruled

    Travolta, Duvall, and filmmaker Steven Zaillian make a strong case for A Civil Action

  • Film

    January 7, 1999

    Waiting was the hardest part

    Terrence Malick emerges after 20 years with his complex but compelling The Thin Red Line

  • Film

    March 19, 1998

    Four-year itch

    Primary Colors mixes comedy with civic-minded goo and revue-sketch impersonation

  • Film

    November 6, 1997

    The big carnival

    Costa-Gavras' latest is alternately ultra-real and stylized--and heavy-handed

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    July 3, 1997

    Hurray for Holly-Woo

    When John Woo says 'Action!' it takes on a whole new meaning

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    June 26, 1997

    Twin towers

    Travolta and Cage reveal Face/Off is more than skin-deep

  • Film

    February 15, 1996

    Empty quiver

    Broken Arrow doesn't shoot straight

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    December 14, 1995

    Heavy load

    White Man's Burden can't carry its flawed premise

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    October 19, 1995

    Stop making sense

    Get Shorty is a riotous riff on movie moguls and mobsters

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