Rami Malek again brought home the trophy as he collected the prestigious Academy Award (a.k.a. the Oscars) last night in Hollywood. Malek has won every major best actor awards for his portrayal of legendary rock singer Freddie Mercury of Queen in Bohemian Rhapsody, now the largest grossing music biopic of all-time. Sadly, the film did not win for Best Picture, losing in an upset to another music-history-related film Green Book. In his acceptance speech, Malek shouted out Mercury and being able to tell his story. Continue reading
Celebrating the nomination of Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody is up for five Oscar Awards, Queen + Adam Lambert will perform at the 91st Academy Awards ceremony on Television. The film is up for awards including “Best Picture”, “Best Actor” for Rami Malek, who plays Freddie Mercury, and more. Queen + Adam Lambert already announced tour dates, to capitalize on the popularity of the film. Continue reading
Rami Malek has won another prestigious Hollywood award for his amazing portrayal of late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody. Malek, 37, won the award for outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role. At the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) on Sunday. The award marks the actor’s first-ever SAG Award win. Malek won, however, Bohemian Rhapsody lost in the best picture category to Marvel Studios Black Panther. Bohemian Rhapsody has already won Golden Globes and has placed with Five Academy Award Nominations For 2019, in the categories of “Best Picture,” “Sound Editing,” “Sound Mixing,” “Film Editing,” and “Best Actor,” for Malek again. The film will compete for the “Best Picture” prize alongside Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, The Favourite, Green Book, Roma, A Star Is Born and Vice. Continue reading
Bohemian Rhapsody, the biopic about the rise of the band Queen and its iconic frontman Freddie Mercury is already the largest grossing film biography about a musician or band ever. They cleaned up recently at the Golden Globes awards winning best picture and best actor for Rami Malek in his portrayal of Mercury. Now the film has been nominated for five Academy Awards, a.k.a. The Oscars or The Oscar Awards.
The film is nominated in the categories of “Best Picture,” “Sound Editing,” “Sound Mixing,” “Film Editing,” and “Best Actor,” for Malek again. Bohemian Rhapsody will compete for the “Best Picture” prize alongside Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, The Favourite, Green Book, Roma, A Star Is Born and Vice. Continue reading
Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody film is the #1 music biopic of all-time, bringing in a huge $700 million at the worldwide box office.. The DVD/Blu-Ray is coming this February 12th and is packed with features! The set will include the full Live Aid performance, featuring Rami Malek (as singer Freddie Mercury), Ben Hardy (as drummer Roger Taylor), Gwilym Lee (as guitarist Brian May), and Joseph Mazzello (as bassist John Deacon) recreating the original 22-minute 1985 Wembley Stadium show. It will also have never-before-seen songs, “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” and “We Will Rock You”, as part of the Live Aid re-enactment. The 4K and Blu-ray releases will also feature several featurettes, including “Rami Malek: Becoming Freddie”, “The Look And Sound Of Queen” and “Recreating Live Aid.” Continue reading
Biopics are a tough type of genre to analyze. Neither a documentary or so often a honest linear accounting of events, these types of films are a type of Cliff’s Notes version of history. This is even more prickly with music biopics because no one has a lower tolerance for bullshit and rose-colored glasses than a die-hard fan of a band or artist. In the case of Queen and Bohemian Rhapsody, the fact that the film got made at all after development hell, Sasha Baron Cohen quitting the project, director Bryan Singer being fired towards the end of production, Dexter Fletcher coming on to finish it up and more. Still, you have to tip the hat for the job 20th Century Fox did pulling this together and getting the film out into theaters. And the theater is where you should see this film because it is a spectacle and your cell phone or your living room can’t contain it. Continue reading