First screened in November 2018
Director: Bryan Singer (with an uncredited finish by Dexter Fletcher). Cast: Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Lucy Boynton, Allen Leech, Aaron McCusker, Tom Hollander, Aiden Gillen, Mike Myers, Meneka Das, Ace Bhatti, Priya Blackburn, Dermot Murphy. Screenplay: Anthony McCarten (based on a screen story by Anthony McCarten and Peter Morgan). Twitter Capsule:
Takes a singer who was so lustily, eccentrically in his own body and turns him and his era into tacky holograms.
I suppose the film gets marginal points for approaching such a complex life, but its tactics are so narrow and clichéd, even "2" feels generous.