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By Bob Garver
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Movie Review: 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

 

Last updated 11/9/2018 at 5:09am

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As far as biopic subjects go, Freddie Mercury has got to be one of the all-time hardest. The Queen frontman was a once-in-a-lifetime talent, complete with a powerful voice – thanks in part to extra teeth that made his mouth more spacious; a sixth sense for songwriting and production and a persona that was at once both macho and glamorous. The role is a tall order, and portrayer Rami Malek can be forgiven for not getting Mercury's essence just right. Less forgivable is the movie that surrounds Malek's performance, which is a sloggy "rise, fall and redemption" retrospective of an artist who...



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