“Rocketman,” about the life and music of Elton John, is a formulaic, paint-by-numbers biopic.It actually begins at a moment of crucial emotion and flux in the singer’s life, then backtracks to show us how he ended up there—a narrative device that already was a cliché when the brilliant “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story” parodied it back in 2007. ‘Rocketman’ Review: Elton Gets the Victory-Lap Biopic Treatment Call it Elton John’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ with more sex, more drugs and a killer performance from Taron Egerton Rocketman is a flamboyant yet lightweight look at the singer’s demons . It’s hard to think of a portrayal of artists at work less invested in the myth of creative struggle. ‘Rocketman’ Review: Elton John Biopic Blasts Off Taron Egerton stars in Dexter Fletcher’s film about the music icon’s breakout years. Rocketman review – Elton John biopic is better at the tiaras than the tantrums 3 / 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars. To say that Elton John is unmasked in the biopic “Rocketman” would be a grave understatement. Save this story for later. ‘Rocketman’ Review: Elton Gets the Victory-Lap Biopic Treatment Call it Elton John’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ with more sex, more drugs and a killer performance from Taron Egerton The Adventures of Rocketman By CHRISTOPHER LEHMANN-HAUPT New York Times (1857-Current file); Mar 9, 1973; ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851 - … Bernie Tom Shone. “What Richard has as an actor is great weight and assuredness,” said Taron Egerton, who plays Elton John in the film. As the movie opens, Elton is in an outrageous costume and he staggers into what we then understand is his very first AA meeting. For years, they each tried not looking back. Watch Elton John and Taron Egerton Launch ‘Rocketman’ With Cannes Duet Elton John at the piano and Taron Egerton at the after-party for “Rocketman” in Cannes. Rocketman es una película británica de cine musical y drama basada en la vida del músico Elton John, dirigida por Dexter Fletcher a partir de un guion de Lee Hall, y estrenada en 2019.
Rocketman is a 2019 biographical musical film based on the life of British musician Elton John.Directed by Dexter Fletcher and written by Lee Hall, it stars Taron Egerton as Elton John, with Jamie Bell as Bernie Taupin, Richard Madden as John Reid, and Bryce Dallas Howard as Sheila Eileen. By Richard Brod y. June 1, 2019. “What Richard has as an actor is great weight and assuredness,” said Taron Egerton, who plays Elton John in the film. The new bio-pic of Elton John, “Rocketman,” is directed by Dexter Fletcher. “Rocketman” and the Inevitable Shortcomings of the Hollywood Pop-Star Bio-Pic . Rami Malek’s is a front-runner for best actor as Freddie Mercury in “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and Taron Egerton plays another flamboyant, British-raised rocker, Elton John in this whimsical fantasy. Rocketman review — Taron Egerton is perfect as Elton John the performer. Rocketman review – Elton's sparkliest spectacle yet 5 / 5 stars 5 out of 5 stars. ROCKETMAN is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John's breakthrough years. [Read our review of “Rocketman,” a critic’s pick.] Elton John and Bernie Taupin on How ‘Rocketman’ Captures an R-Rated Life The pop star’s friendship with his lyricist is a major focus of the biopic. [Read our review of “Rocketman,” a critic’s pick.]