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Old 11-11-2018, 12:02   #121
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Saw this last night, Rami Malek was the perfect choice for playing Freddie, he got the mannerisms just right.

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Watched it yesterday. Hard to separate the 'fan' bit of me that is annoyed by the rewriting of history, but it works and it was good fun (if a bit clunky in places).

I thought the casting of the Freddie, Brian and John was excellent.
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I'm not a Queen fan, so maybe that helped, but I really enjoyed this.

It was clunky in bits and I thought the CGI-tastic Wembley finale was disappointing and could've done with some more original footage being mixed in, but overall it was a crowd pleasing film with a strong family message.

Great casting as well and took me a few minutes to recognise Mike Myers.
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It just won Golden Globe for Best Picture (Drama) and for Best Actor.

Seems we know nothing about film!
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It just won Golden Globe for Best Picture (Drama) and for Best Actor.

Seems we know nothing about film!
With all the positive press press it got I would have thought A Star Is Born was a shoe-in for the awards this got. The negative press for BR might have done it a favor

Looking at the box office

ASIB is at $398,310,097
BR is at $743,074,756
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It just won Golden Globe for Best Picture (Drama) and for Best Actor.

Seems we know nothing about film!

I thought the film was a great fun experience and the copying of Mercury was superb, particularly the Live Aid set.

That is why it rated well in some reviews and now with award wins.

Think too many on social media got agitated it did not tell the exact true story. But who expected that in a film aimed at middle America. It wasn’t an 18 certificate art house movie.
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