Elton Johns’ ‘Rocketman’ Movie Is Already Receiving Early Praises

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This musical hits all the right notes.

Movie critics are rejoicing over the work of actor Taron Egerton and his ability to play the iconic character that is Elton John. The film made its debut at the Cannes Film Festival this past Thursday. The film dives into the breakout years of Elton John.

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It highlights some of the obstacles that the singer had to face as well as some of the brightest moments in his career.

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It was reported that once the musical concluded there was a standing ovation and not a dry eye in the room.


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The film features over 20 original songs from Elton John that will leave you wanting more. This is a breakout role for the young actor Taron Egerton. He really encompasses what life was like for John coming into his own and embracing what it truly means to be a “rocketman”. The film is set to hit theatres May 31st.