Review – Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody, directed by Brian Singer (and technically also Dexter Fletcher), is a cheap, shallow film that uses the joy inducing music of Queen, and a possible career best performance from Rami Malek to try and make you think it’s better than it actually is. Beyond the music we all know and love; this is a film that is devoid of anything that feels… alive. For much of my time with Bohemian Rhapsody, I was either frustrated, unengaged and so desperately wishing it would give the exposure to the characters that they deserved. This is the worst kind of biopic film and my review will sadly be centred around what that is, so let’s get to it. Read more

Review – Sing Street

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Sing Street, directed by John Carney; a film that is genuinely funny, and genuinely uplifting. Despite the film lapsing into some of the tropes that usually come along with a film like this, I still found myself smiling throughout, and bobbing my head along to the catchy tunes. This is a film with some wonderful elements, but also some glaring issues; so a review will be the best thing for me to clear some of those things up – so without further-a-due. Read more