Rocketman launches on Blu-ray, DVD

Fans of the Elton John musical fantasy can bring home Rocketman today on both Blu-ray and DVD with a massive amount of bonus content. For the lucky fans, there are limited quantities of the combo pack that will include a collectible booklet with a message from Sir Elton John.  As I wrote earlier this year for the theatrical release, the Oscar is going to be Taron Edgerton’s to lose. Synopsis Rocketman is an epic musical…

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Rocketman: Elton John Biopic Musical Crushes It

Rocketman offers everything that we want in a well-crafted biopic musical of Sir Elton John from the show-stopping numbers to the costume changes. The man that we know as Elton John (Taron Edgerton) was originally Reginald Dwight.  He would eventually tour around the world as a rock star.  This film shows that transformation albeit with somewhat of a fantasy aspect.  Even for being fantasy, the film clearly has a heart.  It’s grounded by way of…

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Bohemian Rhapsody: A Disservice to Freddie Mercury

In serving as a biopic of Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury, Bohemian Rhapsody does a disservice by placing a bigger focus on the music than his sexuality. For the reasons I’ll get into shortly, Bohemian Rhapsody is this year’s version of The Greatest Showman.  The music is great–don’t get me wrong, the film features a killer soundtrack that you should absolutely own.  Much in the same case as last year’s crowd-pleasing musical, the faults in…

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