Bohemian Rhapsody Movie Review

Bohemian Rhapsody Movie Review

We Are the Champions

Cast: Rami Malek, Tom Hollander, Allen Leech, Aidan Gillen, Lucy Boynton, Joseph Mazzello, Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee
Director: Dexter Fletcher
Genre: Biography, Drama
Rated: M - Coarse language
Running Time
: 134 minutes

 

Synopsis: The iconic intro of "We Will Rock You," the soaring chorus of "We Are the Champions," the mesmerizing operatics of "Bohemian Rhapsody"...

Who isn't moved to sing along when they hear these anthems? Who can't fail to stamp their feet at such heart-stirring beats? Who can forget that moment the Live Aid concert of 1985 suddenly moved into fifth gear when Freddie Mercury strutted onto the stage and sent the crowd into frenzies of communal singing?

It's been over 25 years since the death of lead singer and flamboyant front Freddie Mercury, yet the music lives on. Freddie redefined and transcended stereotypes, just as Queen's music refuses to be slotted into any traditional genre. Perhaps that's why the band is such a cross-generational, multicultural and global phenomenon.

Now, Emmy®-winner Rami Malek (Mr. Robot) dons the skintight catsuit and grabs that microphone stick to take on the role of the king of pop rock in Bohemian Rhapsody, a footstomping celebration of Queen's music and lead singer Freddie Mercury's extraordinary life.

Bohemian Rhapsody
Release Date: November 1st, 2018



Review:

Once in a while there comes a movie that moves you in ways you didn't anticipate, Bohemian Rhapsody is a powerful biography of Freddie Mercury and Queen's journey from humble beginnings to their powerhouse performance at 'Live Aid' in Wembley Stadium London.

Rami Malek's portrayal of the quirky and charismatic Freddie Mercury will 'rock you' to your very core, as he reveals Freddie's inner most secrets, showcasing the highs, the lows, his creativity and rare magnetism that drove Queen up the charts and into the hearts of millions with their unique sound.  Raw moments in the film provide a looking glass into Freddie's internal struggles with love, loneliness and his own identity.

By far my favourite movie this year, Bohemian Rhapsody will resonate with fans, dreamers, strugglers and those who cherish love and family. Get ready cause it's set to top the charts 'again', plus box offices too, what an incredible must see movie.

Michelle Warmuz - Editor Female.com.au & Girl.com.au

5/5 Stars

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