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lot dif­fer­ent to any other am­bi­tious band, Reid asks. “We’re four mis­fits who don’t be­long to­gether play­ing to other mis­fits,” says Mer­cury.

Malek’s su­perb per­for­mance aside, Bo­hemian Rhap­sody is a tri­umph be­cause it knows who and what the real stars are here: the songs first, then Mer­cury. The for­mer are fol­lowed from gen­e­sis to per­for­mance, each one a tale in its own right of a cer­tain time and place. I defy any­one around at that time not to tap a toe or stamp a foot.

Singer ends, where else, where he be­gan, with Live Aid. Ex­cuse the hor­ri­ble CGI in the crowd scenes and just drink in the per­for­mance.

Amandla Sten­berg as Starr, caught be­tween two worlds in The Hate U Give

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