Bohemian Rhapsody Movie

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LaurenC0106LEVEL 6

Post by LaurenC0106

Post your favorite Queen song here, or explain why Freddie is so amazing.

sabathielLEVEL 42

Reply by sabathiel

Bohemian Rhapsody: How historically accurate is the Queen film?

1. Freddie Mercury didn’t meet his future bandmates at a Smile gig

2. Freddie wasn’t the first Queen member to date Mary Austin

3. There was no rift between Mary and Freddie either

4. Ray Foster never existed

5. Queen never broke up

6. Prenter didn’t cause the Live Aid drama either

7. Freddie wasn’t diagnosed with HIV before Live Aid

8. Freddie didn’t meet Jim Hutton at his house party

9. Freddie didn’t come out to his parents either

-Bev-LEVEL 104

Edited reply by -Bev-SPECIAL-EVENTS +5

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade!

So basically The Movie is inaccurate and much for their research then...

sabathielLEVEL 42

Reply by sabathiel

Kinda like The Bible it is embellished but not entirely fiction. When you wanna "mythologise" a real historical person and real events you gotta be creative and decorate the facts but at the same time remaining true to the substance, message and character of the person portrayed. They do it pretty much to everybody in history with iconic status especially to religious figures. The truth as it happens in daily life no matter how great the person is are pretty much mundane and boring because it cannot and does not do justice to how people are made to feel and experience the charisma and spirit of what actually happened. So embellishments are necessary to secure a favourable legacy for future generations.

MysteriousSopranoLEVEL 85

Reply by MysteriousSopranoGOLD

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My favorite Queen song is "Who Wants To Live Forever":

AkashaMoonshadowLEVEL 54

Reply by AkashaMoonshadow

I have 3 favorite:

- Radio Gaga (it was the introduction to Queen music)

- Love Of My Life (special song then, now I dedicate it to the love of my life)

- Bohemian Rhapsody (made me learn singing very high notes)