With the Golden Globes crowning Bohemian Rhapsody for Best Picture – Drama all thoughts turn to the Oscars and the inevitable Best Picture nomination of the Queen biopic. I want to get one thing straight. I have nothing negative to say about Rami Malek’s performance as Queen frontman Freddie Mercury. His performance was absolutely suburb. The problem with the film goes back to the screenplay’s embellishments. The paint-by-numbers biopic embellishes so much of what we…"Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody Is Not The Best Picture"
If there’s a list that I don’t like having to put together, it’s list of the worst films in 2018. I say this because cast and crews put hard work into their craft of making these motion pictures. Sometimes, the final result isn’t close to what we would like these films to be. There is one film that I gave a lot of thought to putting on my list. Ultimately, I chose not to do…"The Worst Films of 2018"
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…"Bohemian Rhapsody: A Disservice to Freddie Mercury"