FILM REVIEW: Rocketman starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell & Richard Madden

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

RUNTIME: 121 minutes

OUT: 22/5/2019 (UK certificate 15)

We are living in a golden age of musical biopics being wonderfully realised by Hollywood and the director here, Dexter Fletcher, completed work on last year’s Oscar-winning Bohemian Rhapsody which will inevitably be compared with this.

  • Read on for reasons including how this could easily be adapted to a West End musical

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MONSTAS SHORTLIST: Best TV/Film Actor of the year: 2018

It’s almost Christmas and what would the festive season be without some recognition of the best of 2018? Over the next 3 weeks we’ll shortlist five nominees in each of 14 categories for our Oscars, or monstas if you will, of 2018.

  • Read on for nominees for the monsta for TV/Film Actor of the year. 2017 winner: Sacha Dhawan (The Boy With The Topknot)

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FILM REVIEW: Bohemian Rhapsody starring Rami Malek

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

RUN TIME: 2 hours and 14 minutes

WHEN?: released 24/10/18 (UK)

A great deal has been written about the torturous history of this Freddie Mercury biopic but none of the stories are in any way as interesting as what has majestically made its way to the cinema screen.

  • Read on for reasons including how Mike Myers has the perfect cameo as a Bo Rhap-hating record exec

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