Joyful and rowdy, self-deprecating and vulnerable, absolutely electrifying as it deconstructs the sex-drugs-and-rock’n’-roll story. Taron Egerton is chills-inducingly good. Sheer cinematic magic.
I correctly guessed 9 out of the 24 categories, which is appalling. I shall be in my corner reprimanding myself.
Our most honored films are Roma (five awards), The Favourite (four awards), and Can You Ever Forgive Me? (three awards).
Rami Malek brings warmth, humor, and a down-to-earth humanity to the larger-than-life Freddie Mercury. But it is the power of Queen’s music — the rousing good cheer, its sheer rock ’n’ roll joy — that fills up this pure brash entertainment.
On what would have been Freddie Mercury’s 65th birthday, please enjoy this rendition of “Bohemian Rhapsody” as performed by various vintage computer peripherals.