Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Biopics, Drama, Musicals
This foot-stomping musical explores and celebrates the life of musical icon Freddie Mercury, front-man of rock-band Queen. With their revolutionary sounds and unforgettable music, the British band’s rise to global domination was remarkable, culminating in a legendary concert at London’s Wembley Stadium as part of Live Aid in 1985. Mercury’s lifestyle was often outrageous, and complicated, ending in tragedy when he became one of the most high-profile victims of the AIDS crisis in the early 1990s at a time when homophobia was rife in the media. The film pays loving tribute to one of the most enduring, brave, and complex public figures of the late 20th century.
Biopic of Beatles music legend John Lennon, focusing on his early life as a teen in 1950s Liverpool and the complex relationship with his mother.
14+ years 94 mins
Musical biopic of The Beach Boys frontman Brian Wilson, chronicling his creative genius and battles with his mental health.
14+ years 121 mins
Extravagant musical about the putting together of a circus that became a worldwide sensation and helped create the modern culture of show business.
7+ years 105 mins
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Also new in cinemas is 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and 'Don't Worry He Won't Get Far on Foot', with 'McQueen' and 'Ocean's 8' leading this week's DVD releases.
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