The film and its star are nominated
Bohemian Rhapsody has garnered two nominations for the 76th Annual Golden Globes Awards. The Queen biopic has is up for “Best Motion Picture” and actor Rami Malek is up for “Best Actor Motion Picture” for his portrayal of their flamboyant frontman Freddie Mercury.
The 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony will air live coast to coast on NBC Sunday, January 6th from 5-8 pm PT/8-11 pm ET from The Beverly Hilton.
The film has been crowned the No. 1 music film of all time in the United States after raking in $164 domestically since it’s early November release. It dethroned the N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton, which pulled in $161 million domestically in 2015.
Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just in time for Live Aid. While bravely facing a recent AIDS diagnosis, Freddie leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Queen cements a legacy that continues to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.
Author: Buddy Iahn
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