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3.6
161 Ratings

Bohemian Rhapsody

Directed by Bruce Gowers
United Kingdom, 1975
Music Video

Synopsis

The video opens with a shot of the four band members in near darkness as they sing the a cappella part. The lights fade up, and the shots cross-fade into close-ups of Freddie.

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Bohemian Rhapsody Directed by Bruce Gowers

Critics reviews

By encouraging Millennial filmgoers to think that they are different — smarter — than earlier crass businessmen, Bohemian Rhapsody falsifies pop-music history.
November 02, 2018
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The film still doesn’t quite know how to capture or contain that energy, so it all just sort of goes splat on-screen. It’s haphazard, and it somehow just barely works.
November 02, 2018
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It’s not unenjoyable as somewhat sitcom-like entertainment, but it takes a very complex, troubled life and flattens it out cartoonishly—and whether you care for Freddie Mercury’s music or not, it does him a terrible disservice.
November 02, 2018
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