I’ve accidentally called this Ford V. Furious and Fast V. Ferrari on more than one occasion.
Late with the Chadwick Boseman tribute, but trust me- we’ve been mourning over here.
It’s very checklist-y. “We’re a… FELLOWSHIP.” “It’s an opera about a RING.” “A… HOBBIT.”
It’s another great performance by Ali, who is quickly becoming one of the most dependable and in-demand actors since his Oscar win and for good reason.
I personally prefer the biopics that aren’t afraid to show the hard truths of their subject, but of course, that isn’t always what the average moviegoer pays tickets to see.
This movie didn’t quite sweep me up in the way Queen itself does, but I left feeling strangely satisfied and in awe of the scale of their success as well as deeply reminiscent of how much their music has endured.
Supposedly, this is Spike Lee’s comeback but let’s be honest: did he ever really leave?
At one point of the movie, a psychiatrist says, “I’m having a hard time why people are talking about Joe Paterno at all.” I wish this movie had enough guts to take its own advice.
If you don’t know who Andre the Giant is, you’ve been living under a Rock. GET IT.
I’d recommend watching this the same way you would watch A Knight’s Tale with maybe a bit more seriousness because Paul Bettany and Alan Tudyk aren’t around to sing drinking songs.