Rocketman review Elton’s sparkliest spectacle yet

June 20, 2019

Taron Egerton is terrific as the singer, but the real star of this electric biopic is director Dexter Fletcher ” When are you going to go about hug me ?” That question echoes around Dexter Fletcher’s dazzling rock opera- a fantastical report of the high-priceds and lows of Elton John’s wild-ride rise, told in frenetically full-blooded musical shape. It’s the story of a little boy who became a big star…


Elton John: ‘They wanted to tone down the sex and drugs. But I havent led a PG-13 life’

June 12, 2019

In this exclusive article, Elton John writes about his extraordinary life and why he finally decided to give the Rocketman biopic the green light I was in the cinema for about 15 times before I started crying. Not crying as in the occasional rip quietly percolating down my cheek: actually sobbing, in that loud, unguarded, emotionally destroyed style that makes people turn around and look at you with frightened faces….


Hollywood needs to stop letting stars author their own biopics | Charles Bramesco

June 8, 2019

Elton Johns biopic Rocketman is the latest in a long line of fact-based dramas that suffer from their themes involvement The new musical drama Rocketman opens on Elton John majestically strolling into a rehab fulfill, resplendent in a flamboyant Satan getup we will soon come to understand as aggressively, relentlessly symbolic. A haggard-looking John plops in his chair and rattlings off his laundry list of shortcomings: he’s a profligate rummy…


Halloween’s Michael Myers is running late to a Lifehouse concert Altered Movie Scenes

May 3, 2019

Taron Egerton in’ Rocketman ‘. Image: Paramount/ VICKY LETA/ MASHABLE The summertime movie season is upon us, inundating our theaters with interesting new releases. So here we are to help you navigate that storm, with a look ahead at some of the most exciting titles to come . Feeling overwhelmed in your day-to-day life is generally a bad thing, sure. But feeling overwhelmed at the movies? Sometimes, that’s exactly what…


Taron Egerton’s ‘Rocketman’ looks like a better ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

April 21, 2019

Taron Egerton as Elton John in’ Rocketman ‘. Image: David Appleby/ Paramount Pictures Bohemian Rhapsody was so 2018. 2019 is likely to be the year of Rocketman . The Elton John biopic shared about seven times of footage at Paramount’s CinemaCon presentation Thursday, and while this reporter is on the fence about whether or not it searches good , I feel somewhat self-confident saying it’s going to see make a…