Bohemian Rhapsody gives Freddie Mercury the cursory biopic treatment

by Josh Bell

For a movie about musicians who are constantly insisting how daring and experimental their work is, Bohemian Rhapsody is disappointingly formulaic and conventional, depicting the life of late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury (Mr. Robot's Rami Malek) as a rise-and-fall-and-comeback narrative familiar from countless music biopics...

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