PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Music
With his Best Actor Oscar win for portraying Freddie Mercury, Rami Malek became the sixth Best Actor winner out of the past seven years to win for portraying a real life person. He was preceded by Daniel Day-Lewis playing Abraham Lincoln in "Lincoln" (2012), Matthew McConaughey playing Ron Woodroof in "Dallas Buyers Club" (2013), Eddie Redmayne playing Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything" (2014), Leonardo DiCaprio playing Hugh Glass in "The Revenant" (2015) and Gary Oldman playing Winston Churchill in "Darkest Hour" (2017) with the only exception in that run being Casey Affleck playing the fictional Lee Chandler in "Manchester By the Sea" (2016).
So now what?
Freddie Mercury: Oh, this is when the operatic section comes in.
Brian May: Ah. The operatic section, yeah...
Kenny Everett is shown with a full beard and moustache. At the time he worked at Capital Radio, he had a low trimmed beard and no moustache.
The 20th Century Fox fanfare is performed in a rock style (composed by Queen members Brian May on guitar and Roger Taylor on drums).
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