Tag Archives: John Travolta

Broken Arrow - * *

Explosive action film that doesn’t really go anywhere. Hong Kong veteran John Woo directs this yarn about two Air Force pilots. Christian Slater is good-natured Hale, and John Travolta is the psychotic Deakins, his partner and mentor. Deakins masterminds a … Continue reading

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White Man’s Burden - *

A “what-if” racial story that doesn’t pack a punch. The movie is set in an alternate universe in which the white and black racial roles have been reversed. John Travolta plays a struggling lower class factory worker who is let … Continue reading

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Get Shorty - * * *

Very enjoyable, though uneven, comedy comparing the world of organized crime to the world of Hollywood high rollers. John Travolta plays Chili Palmer, a Miami loan shark with a love for the movies. Through a quick series of twisty occurances, … Continue reading

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