john travolta

Notebook Reviews: FACE/OFF

John Woo – 1997 Face/Off is a slick and thrilling sci-fi(sh) action film from the great John Woo. The film features wonderfully enthusiastic performances from the brilliant pairing of John Travolta and Nicolas Cage (although his haircut [...]

February 9, 2021

Notebook Reviews: BATTLEFIELD EARTH

Roger Christian – 2000 Battlefield Earth is not as bad as you have been led to believe. Having said that, it’s nothing to rave about either. The special effects are quite good and John Travolta has fun in an over-the-top/camp sort of way [...]

January 30, 2021

Notebook Reviews: SWORDFISH

Dominic Sena – 2001 Although somewhat disappointing considering the talent involved (John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Vinnie Jones and Sam Shepard, Dominic Sena and Joel Silver), Swordfish highlights that Jackman is a [...]

December 22, 2020

Notebook Reviews: BLOW OUT

Brian De Palma – 1981 Blow Out is a first rate thriller from the masterful Brian De Palma – it’s one of his best. John Travolta delivers a great performance as the movie sound man who thinks he has recorded a murder, while [...]

September 18, 2020

Notebook Reviews: A CIVIL ACTION

Steven Zaillian – 1998 Written and directed by Steven Zaillian (based on a book by Jonathan Harr), A Civil Action is slick and enjoyable legal drama starring John Travolta and and Robert Duvall.  Zaillian crafts some impressive atmosphere [...]

September 9, 2020

Live Free Or DIE HART

This is the teaser for Die Hart, the new Quibi series starring Kevin Hart and John Travolta. In the series Hart plays a fictionalised version of himself as he attempts to become an action star after becoming frustrated with being cast as the comedy [...]

July 7, 2020

Trailer: John Travolta Is THE FANATIC

Movies In Focus has been a fan of John Travolta since he had his big comeback following Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction back in 1994. Sure. he’s starred in a lot of questionable movies since then, but I always enjoy a Travolta [...]

July 27, 2019

Review: John Travolta Can’t Keep SPEED KILLS Afloat

Following on from the recent Gotti, John Travolta once again toplines a film which is undeserving of his talents with Speed Kills. This time around The King Of Cool takes to the high seas as Ben Aronoff, a speedboat racing millionaire who dabbles in [...]

January 24, 2019

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