Forget Oscar gold – this year’s Oscars ceremony was Mercury, as the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody dominated the 2019 Academy Awards, winning four awards in total, making it the biggest winner on a night when most of the awards were spread out quite evenly among a few films. Earlier, Queen also got the show rolling with
The Motion Picture Academy’s idea for a popular film Oscar category proved unpopular enough for the group to shelve it – or, at least, pause it – less than a month after it announced its creation in August. That cancellation did disappoint a few people though – namely, the producers of the movies that would
Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma and Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite with a leading 10 nominations to the 91st Academy Awards, while two dominant but contentious Hollywood forces — Netflix and Marvel — each scored their first best picture nomination. Though many expected A Star Is Born, Bradley Cooper’s tear-inducing revival of one
The Golden Globe-winning film Bohemian Rhapsody is making its way to a host of cinemas across North America and Britain in a version that invites the audience to sing along with the hits of Queen. In North America, the sing-along will arrive in 750 locations beginning on Friday, reports Variety.
Thunder bolt and lighting rocked the 76th Golden Globes where a string of upsets culminated with the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody winning best picture, drama, over another movie about musicians: Bradley Cooper’s much more heavily favoured A Star Is Born. A Star Is Born came into Sunday’s (Monday, Malaysian time) ceremony at the Beverly
When we think back on a movie that transported us, we often focus on a great scene – or maybe the greatest scene – in it. It’s natural. Those scenes are more than just defining. They can be the moment that lifts a movie into the stratosphere, that takes it to the higher reaches of
After a slightly lacklustre October, November swings in with some intriguing titles, beginning with the action-packed Asian flicks The Great Battle and Iceman: The Time Traveller (both now showing), before rocking you with Bohemian Rhapsody (Nov 8). November is usually a quiet month as distributors save their bigger guns for the busy December Christmas period,
Is this movie about real life? Or is it a fantasy? One thing is for sure, when it comes to Freddie Mercury, there is no escape from the reality that he was a troubled, conflicted, but enigmatic genius, a larger than life personality that this biopic only manages to capture in fits and starts. It