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Bohemian Rhapsody is a biopic that chronicles the years leading up to Queen’s incredible, and legendary, performance at the Live Aid 1985 concert. The film is directed by Bryan Singer, and stars Rami Malek in the leading role as the legendary front-man Freddie Mercury.
First off – this movie was a lot of fun to watch. I anticipate seeing it at least once more before its run in the theater comes to an end. It’s not perfect by any means – bad mistakes, it’s made a few. However, if you are in the mood for a fun 80’s binge then the mistakes can be easily overlooked.
From the opening scene you know that this movie is going to be love letter to the band, and to Freddie Mercury. Malek plays the role of Freddie Mercury to pure perfection. He commands every second of screen time given to him, just the way Mercury commanded such a presence when on stage, and in his personal life. It is almost as if Mercury was resurrected from the dead and performed in his own movie. The energy that Malek is able to bring to the stage performances are amazing. He also nails being able to play Mercury in the quieter moments of the film as well – truly an Oscar worthy performance. Continue reading “My Review of a Killer Queen Biopic, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’”
The final trailer for the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has dropped and still showcases the crazy energy of Freddie Mercury through the eyes of actor Rami Malek.
Like previous trailers this one shows the recording process and stage performance of Queen’s most iconic songs. However, this trailer goes a little bit further to show that this movie will also be tackling the more personal side of Freddie Mercury, from topics like him changing his name to fit in better all the way to his sexuality.
Aside from Male, the cast also includes Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Joseph Mazzello, and Mike Myers. There are two directors for this film, but only one credited. Dexter Fletcher was brought in to finish directing duties when director Bryan Singer was fired from production due to on-set behavior and not showing up for filming. However, due to Singer having finished most of the directing duties before his departure, he gets the directing credit.
Bohemian Rhapsody is set to hit theaters on November 2. The film has been getting great reviews from critics so far, so me sure to check this out. Especially if you are a Queen fa.
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