Forget Hollywood: Cannes prefers dark, brooding films

...flashy opening featuring the American star power of John Travolta-turned-Clintonesque, Hollywood has had its night...such as this year's "Primary Colors" starring John Travolta as a Bill Clinton-like character running for president...

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Making the stars glitter

...There's Manuel with Bob Dylan. And over there, Manuel with Johnny Cash and John Lennon and Dwight Yoakam and John Travolta and Keith Richards. That's how it goes when you're couturier to the stars. He's an artist with needle, thread...

Life & style
`Grease' is the word

...included at various times Patrick Swayze, Jerry Zaks, John Travolta and Marilu Henner as "greasers" (the term for the Burger Palace Boys and Pink Ladies). In 1978, John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John starred in a movie adaptation...

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QE draws to a close; how well did Fed's stimulus work?

...at Charles Schwab, compared the Fed's action to a famous scene in the movie Pulp Fiction when Vincent, played by John Travolta, revives a woman near death."It was like Travolta slamming the needle into her heart," Sonders says. "It was...

"All in the Family" star Jean Stapleton dies

...pair directed by Nora Ephron: the 1998 Tom Hanks-Meg Ryan romance You've Got Mail and 1996's Michael, starring John Travolta. She turned down the chance to star in another popular show, Murder, She Wrote, which became a showcase for Angela...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Fans of blues, Americana to welcome Buddy and Jim

...actually the two met in New York City in the early 1980s when the city got into a country music craze following the John Travolta hit movie Urban Cowboy.Miller moved to New York City from Austin, Texas, and Lauderdale moved there from Nashville...

Hogs help promote road safety

ATLANTA - Hollywood roared into Atlanta on Harleys on Tuesday. Sporting black leather jackets, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence, William H. Macy and Tim Allen rode past a throng of screaming fans, many standing next to their own motorcycles...

Mini Reviews

...com/movies: NEW THIS WEEK BOLT ( ****, PG): Disney's 3-D animated adventure centers on a pup (voiced by John Travolta) that stars on a weekly TV series and thinks he really does have all the superpowers he enjoys on the show. Miley...

New DVD releases

...a look at what's new in DVD and video releases and a calendar of what's coming: BE COOL (MGM, $27.98): John Travolta's Get Shorty follow-up reunited him with Pulp Fiction co-star Uma Thurman, the two of them mixing it up on the...

PBS' Tavis Smiley looks for new season of diversity

...PBS talk show, his guest list isn't lacking for high-profile personalities. In the first week alone, actors John Travolta, Don Cheadle and Kevin Bacon, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and writer Christopher Hitchens are among those scheduled...