Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody - The GBY

Bohemian Rhapsody focuses on the life of Freddy Mercury and how the band Queen came about.  Rami Malek does an excellent job in his portrayal of the insecure Mercury trying to come to terms with himself.  Lucy Boynton is adorable as Mary Austin his lifelong friend and anchor.  Allen Leech was surprising as Paul Prenter, a controlling paramour and manager of Mercury’s.  Mike Myers is unrecognizable as Ray Foster.  Aiden Gillen is a pleasure to watch as John ReidBen Hardy (Roger Taylor), Gwilym Lee (Brian May) and Joseph Mazzello (John Deacon) are the other members of Queen, they don’t seem to age over the course of the movie.   It was very interesting to see how some of the classic songs began to take shape and came to their final incarnation.  So many songs that are really part of the fabric of our lives.  This movie should give the music of Queen a second life with the younger generations.  Between the music and the focus on Mercury’s cats, the movie is very enjoyable.  You should see it at the theater to fully enjoy the beats.  Please be considerate of your fellow movie goers and try not to sing along with the movie, especially the climatic ending sequence of the Live Aid Concert.

Our Rating for Bohemian Rhapsody

3.5 Cupcakes - The GBY

Official Trailer for Bohemian Rhapsody

Official Synopsis for Bohemian Rhapsody

A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen’s legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert.

Bohemian Rhapsody Q & A

Overview

Principle Cast Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Allen Leech, Mike Myers, Aiden Gillen, Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee, Joseph Mazello
Director Bryan Singer
Screenwriter Anthony McCarten (Darkest Hour)
Cinematographer Newton Thomas Sigel
Editor John Ottman
 Production Companies 20th Century Fox, New Regency, GK Films
Run Time 134 minutes
Genre Biography, Drama, Music
Premier October 23, 2018 (London)

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