Deborah Ross

Cheesy feat | 23 May 2019

The film also has a terrific central performance from Taron Egerton that captured the Elton-ness of Elton without ever resorting to mimicry

There have been claims that Rocketman, the biopic of Elton John, is ‘cheesy’ and ‘clichéd’, but, in truth, you do want these films to be a bit cheesy and clichéd. (In Bohemian Rhapsody if a record executive had never cried: ‘Nobody wants to listen to a six-minute opera song with words like “Galileo” in it!’ I’d have walked away in a huff.)

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