Bohemian Rhapsody
First screened in November 2018
Director: Bryan Singer (with an uncredited finish by Dexter Fletcher). Cast: Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Lucy Boynton, Allen Leech, Aaron McCusker, Tom Hollander, Aiden Gillen, Mike Myers, Meneka Das, Ace Bhatti, Priya Blackburn, Dermot Murphy. Screenplay: Anthony McCarten (based on a screen story by Anthony McCarten and Peter Morgan).

Twitter Capsule: Takes a singer who was so lustily, eccentrically in his own body and turns him and his era into tacky holograms.

VOR:   I suppose the film gets marginal points for approaching such a complex life, but its tactics are so narrow and clichéd, even "2" feels generous.

Photo © 2018 20th Century Fox/GK Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: D–

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Actor: Rami Malek
Best Film Editing: John Ottman
Best Sound Mixing: Paul Massey, Tim Cavagin, and John Casali
Best Sound Editing: John Warhurst and Nina Hartstone

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Actor (Drama): Rami Malek

Other Awards:
Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Actor (Malek)
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Actor (Malek); Best Sound

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