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Agreeable ‘Rocketman’ Misses John’s Signature Spark
6 months ago

Agreeable ‘Rocketman’ Misses John’s Signature Spark

It’s impossible to watch “Rocketman” without comparing it to last year’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

Both films cover rock gods who came of age in the 1970s. Each showcases their main character’s …
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‘Eagle’ Director: I Won’t Mock Last-Place Olympian
4 years ago

‘Eagle’ Director: I Won’t Mock Last-Place Olympian

Yes, the man known as Eddie the Eagle wasn’t elegant or even accomplished during the 1988 Olympic Games. He posed no threat to his fellow athletes, most of whom could …
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‘Eagle’ Gives Perfect Excuse for Following Formula
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4 years ago

‘Eagle’ Gives Perfect Excuse for Following Formula

So what? It’s endlessly charming, much like the real Eddie himself. It’s inspired by a story too wacky not to be true. And, when the filmmakers kept stacking the odds against …
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