Rami Malek gives a vivid, full-throttle performance as Queen singer Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, which pushes the film above the trappings of a routine, authorized musical biopic. And that's really saying something, since I detested the band's music during its heyday, when their most popular songs swarmed the radio airwaves, to my utter disbelief.... Continue Reading →
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