Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody

This homophobic, '90s TV movie quality piece of shit is gonna do astronomical numbers at the box office while the mesmerizing new Suspiria is probably going to bomb horribly. What a dumb fucking world we live in.

The average classic rock listener doesn't know what to do with the fact that the biggest frontman in the history of stadium rock--a man whose music is zealously chanted by legions of meat and potatoes straight men between downs at every football game--was a gay man from Zanzibar. Instead of asking its audience to reckon with his queerness--surely one of the primary sources of his legendary power--Bohemian Rhapsody lazily casts his sexuality as the villain. It's fucking disgraceful. How do you make a gay panic movie about Freddie goddamn Mercury?!

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