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ROCKETMAN (2019)

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The early life and career of superstar Elton John (Taron Egerton), born Reginald Dwight, unfolds as a musical fantasy. During a group therapy session, Elton reflects on his difficult childhood with cold mother Sheila (Bryce Dallas Howard), sympathetic grandmother Ivy (Gemma Jones) and distant disapproving father Stanley (Steven Mackintosh). Learning to play piano at an early age leads him to a life in music. A lasting friendship and songwriting partnership with lyricist Bernie Taupin (Jamie Bell) results in many chart hits. But not all goes smoothly. A relationship with manager John Reid (Richard Madden) ends badly. Drugs and alcohol enter the picture. Ups and downs follow - and life goes on. Dazzling musical numbers, sets and costumes sparkle on the big screen in a biopic that truly captivates. This is the type of film that rises or falls on

KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE

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When Eggsy (Taron Egerton) and Merlin (Mark Strong) survive the destruction of Kingsman headquarters by a new enemy, they discover an ally in the Statesman - their secret US counterpart. They join leader Champ (Jeff Bridges) and his team to take down a criminal organization that's holding the world hostage with a cure for a lethal drug. Over-the-top performances and graphic comic book violence enhance the spy jinks of