Movie Comments


Rocketman - NZ (2019)

Genre: Drama 
Starring: Taron Egerton, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Gemma Jones, Steven Mackintosh, Tom Bennett, Matthew Illesley 
Director: Dexter Fletcher ('Eddie the Eagle', 'Sunshine on Leith', 'Wild Bill') 
US Box Office: $85,220,000 


Rocketman is an epic musical that follows the transformation of shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John (Egerton). Set to Sir Elton's most beloved songs — performed by Egerton — the film tells the inspirational story of how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop culture. Also starring Jamie Bell (as John's songwriting partner Bernie Taupin), Richard Madden, and Bryce Dallas Howard. (Toronto International Film Festival) Rating: M Sex scenes, offensive language & drug use