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VoxDawg
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Rocket Man - Advance Screening
Just left Fandango early showing.

Thought it was great, and my expectations were pretty low based on the revelation that it was going to be a musical-style film, rather than a movie that featured Elton John's music the way Bohemian Rhapsody did Queen's.

Taron Edgerton was fantastic, and the faux outrage static from the LGBTQEIEIO crowd about not having a gay man portray EJ is utterly ridiculous. Edgerton did all his own vocals, and there were moments you forget you're not watching Elton himself.

Much more touching than I expected.

BoRap set the bar pretty high, but Rocket Man is an entirely different animal.

This post was edited on 5/18 at 10:01 pm


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VoxDawg
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Nah, the Barr show doesn't really get cranking until mid-June.

I think this was the Kim Jong Un biopic.


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LoveThatMoney
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re: Rocket Man - Advance Screening
Elton John have Egerton his blessing. For Christ's sake, they've sung together. The LGBT community can suck a dick.


athenslife101
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That should be all anyone needs to hear. I’ll see it. A list and all


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GEAUXmedic
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Rocketman was amazing, so amazing that I felt unfulfilled. The parts in the movie were perfection, I felt like I was actually watching Elton, but I wanted more.. I needed more. When the movie ended I wanted them to go further. I would've been happy with a 4 hour movie.


RLDSC FAN
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quote:

The LGBT community can suck a dick.



That's not a punishment


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VoxDawg
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re: Rocket Man - Advance Screening
quote:

GEAUXmedic


That's a great way to describe the experience. Spot on.

With the last two biopics being dead on, I want similar treatment for George Michael's and Prince's stories.


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GetCocky11
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foreverLSU
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Thanks for sharing, I'm really looking forward to this one.


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VoxDawg
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I'd totally forgotten he was in Sing. The movie itself was miserable, but his performance was solid.


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