David Conway finds himself entranced by the fantastical musical setpieces of this Elton John biopic.
There’s a dryness to the musical biopic. They’ll noodle through the same beats: childhood, fame, decline, and were they actually a bastard? You can see the results of this approach everywhere, often pipped for multiple Academy Award supporting/actor nominations- lord knows, the performances in these things are often the highlight. Walk the Line, Get on Up, and I Saw […]