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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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