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Review: ‘Rocketman’

Taron Egerton is absolutely electric as Elton John in Dexter Fletcher’s imaginative, brash and dazzling musical biopic of the legendary musician Sometimes a biopic about a musician is more interested in jamming as many songs as possible into a film, coming out at the end as merely having listened to a greatest hits album, and for some audiences that can …

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Cannes Review: ‘Rocketman’

Taron Egerton, Bryce Dallas Howard and Richard Madden glam it up in ‘Rocketman‘ Dexter Fletcher’s Elton John biopic is an entertaining if imperfect film with a fantastic performance from Taron Egerton Certain to draw comparisons to worldwide box office smash Bohemian Rhapsody, which won Rami Malek a Best Actor Oscar trophy, Rocketman premiered in Cannes with much anticipation. With lots …

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‘Rocketman’ blasts into Cannes

CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 16: Taron Egerton attends the “Rocketman” Photocall during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 2019 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Serge Arnal/Paramount) Throngs of movie fans hit the Croisette as Taron Egerton, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard and music legend Elton John hit the Cannes Film Festival for the world premiere of Rocketman, …

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2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions: BEST ACTOR (May)

Jonathan Pryce as Pope Francis on the set of Netflix’s The Pope It’s so early in the Best Actor race that no potential top contender has even been seen yet. Only Leonardo DiCaprio in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood comes close as it is set to debut at the Cannes Film Festival next week. That isn’t to say …

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Watch: Official video of Taron Egerton’s cover of ‘Rocket Man’

Here’s your first look at the newly created music video for Taron Egerton’s cover of Elton John’s “Rocket Man” for the upcoming biopic of the music legend. Egerton does all of his own singing in the film. In the video, never-before-seen clips of the film are interspersed with Egerton (out of character). A sharp ear will notice a potentially important …

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The journey of Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ featurette

In this brief featurette, the team behind Rocketman discusses Elton John’s journey from prodigy to icon in a special look at the film that features John himself along with his husband and producing partner David Furnish, the film’s director Dexter Fletcher, stars Taron Egerton with Jamie Bell and Bryce Dallas Howard. “Because of the nature of who Elton is, the …

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2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions: BEST ACTOR (April)

Like Best Actress, there are a few previous winners in this category looking for seconds. Namely, Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman for Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood for Sony/Columbia. These are bound to be two dynamic performances that take up a lot of oxygen this year. For De Niro, working …

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Taron Egerton is Elton John in trailer for ‘Rocketman’

Taron Egerton sings his heart out (yes, that’s really him singing) in the first full trailer for the epic musical biopic of the life of Elton John, Rocketman. While inevitable comparisons to the Oscar-nominated Bohemian Rhapsody are likely to be made – and coincidentally, Rocketman was directed by Dexter Fletcher, who took over Bohemian Rhapsody after Bryan Singer was fired …

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Taron Egerton takes off in first teaser for Elton John biopic ‘Rocketman’

Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman from Paramount Pictures Detailing the early, breakthrough years of Elton John’s career, Taron Egerton (The Kingsman series) plays the flamboyant multi-Grammy winning chart-topper for director Dexter Fletcher (Eddie the Eagle). Fletcher is no stranger to the bisexual musical biopic, having recently finished the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody starring Rami Malek, taking over …

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Taron Egerton to play Elton John in biopic ‘Rocketman’ for Paramount

Taron Egerton is set to star as Oscar, Grammy and Tony-winning superstar and music legend Elton John in Rocketman for Paramount Pictures. Dexter Fletcher, who replaced Bryan Singer on the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody due this November, will direct. The will be written by Lee Hall and follow John from the Royal Academy of Music to his songwriting partnership …

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