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Bohemian Rhapsody will reignite your love for Queen and Freddie Mercury

Rami malek as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody

It’s the biopic tale to end 2018 about one of the world’s most beloved and renowned bands that ever was, Queen; and its lead-singer Freddie Mercury. And what a tale it is. The Bohemian Rhapsody movie is a masterfully executed story of one of the most effervescent, fabulous, largely closeted and widely beloved singers that took-on the world’s stage and the band that got him there. It’s guaranteed to make you love Queen more than ever before. With Rami Malek (Mr. Robot) taking-on the larger-than-life role of Mercury himself, he pays a respectful, tasteful, hilarious and moving homage to the vocalist who gave us such cracking hits as the movie’s namesake, Bohemian Rhapsody, Need Somebody To Love, Don’t Stop Me Now and We Will Rock You.  Complete with prosthetic teeth insert to give him the famed Mercury overbite, Malek does the character, the band and the movie as a whole justice. Even the remaining boys of Queen, Bryan May and Roger Taylor give it all the thumbs-up. The movie is the biopic without being a biopic the world wanted about Mercury that has been a long time coming. It explores the story from Freddie’s perspective of his discovery as a vocalist, the tumultuous relationship he had with his Zoroastrian parents, how he grew to be the character that the public loved and his band loved/hated and his ultimate tragic demise at the hands of the AIDS virus just after the peak of its emergence. The movie is pleasantly peppered – but not overpoweringly – with details of Mercury’s relationship… Read More