How Rocketman, Bohemian Rhapsody mark new era of rock biopics as viewers seek out real-life superheroes

//How Rocketman, Bohemian Rhapsody mark new era of rock biopics as viewers seek out real-life superheroes

How Rocketman, Bohemian Rhapsody mark new era of rock biopics as viewers seek out real-life superheroes

If ever screenwriter William Goldman’s adage that in Hollywood “nobody knows anything” proved accurate, it was last year.The gargantuan success of Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody was nothing short of remarkable. It took US$904 million at the global box office, making it the sixth most lucrative film of 2018. It wasn’t a sequel, it wasn’t animated, it wasn’t about superheroes; it was just about four British rock stars from the 1970s.Then there were the Academy Awards; nominated in five categories…

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