Rocketman Soars into 4K and Blu-ray

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Every time I hear the title, Rocketman, I instantly think of the William Shatner cover from his spoken-word album in the 1970s.

The ultimate truth is that movie musicals terrify me more than horror movies. Sitting there watching Rocketman under a blanket had me cringing every time dialogue introduced the next song and the next three plus minutes of singing, but I was able to put aside my fears and watch the film with an open mind and I must say that Taron Egerton as Elton John was quite impressive, especially with Egerton singing all those songs which, is not an easy task.

The two had worked together previously on Kingsmen: The Golden Circle and although I am not sure that’s where their friendship had began, it is a pretty safe bet to make that it was there.

John’s life is definitely depicted far more flamboyant than Freddie Mercury’s was in Bohemian Rhapsody, but then again, this was strictly about Elton John and not an entire band.  The costume designs, cinematography and all around story were great and it takes a lot for me to praise a musical, so that means if this is you genre of choice, I’m pretty sure you’re going to love it.

Egerton is a great actor and by far my favorite movie of his is Eddie the Eagle, but performance-wise, I would have to say this is definitely the movie that will get him noticed for bigger budget films as he went all out to play John and made sure you knew that he was channeling the living legend.

Rocketman comes to 4K, Blu-ray, DVD on August 27, 2019 and is already available on Digital.

 

BONUS FEATURES ON 4K ULTRA HD COMBO, BLU-RAY COMBO & DIGITAL***

  • Extended Musical Numbers:

o   Introduction by Dexter Fletcher

o   The Bitch Is Back

o   Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting)

o   Breaking Down the Walls of Heartache

o   Honky Cat

  • Deleted and Extended Scenes:

o   Introduction by Dexter Fletcher

o   I Love Rock And Roll

o   You’ve Got to Kill the Person You Were Born To Be

o   Arabella

o   Elton in the Gas Oven

o   Stylish Boots

o   You’re Not the First Closet Queer with a Mummy Complex

o   The Blood Test

o   The Heart Attack

o   The Launderette

o   Do You Want Anything?

  • It’s Going to Be a Wild Ride: Creative Vision
  • Becoming Elton John: Taron’s Transformation
  • Larger Than Life: Production Design & Costuming
  • Full Tilt: Staging the Musical Numbers
  • Music Reimagined: The Studio Sessions – Behind the scenes in the recording studio with Taron & Elton​
  • ROCKETMAN Lyric Companion: Sing-Along with Select Songs (English only):

o   The Bitch Is Back

o   I Want Love

o   Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting)

o   Your Song

o   Crocodile Rock

o   Tiny Dancer

o   Honky Cat

o   Rocket Man

o   Bennie and the Jets

o   Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me

o   Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word

o   Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

o   I’m Still Standing

  • ROCKETMAN Jukebox: Jump Straight to the Music

 

ONLY AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL***

  • The Right Chemistry: The Ensemble Cast
  • Rocket Man: Anatomy of a Scene
  • Rocket Man Music Video – Taron Egerton sings the classic
  • Deleted and Extended Scenes:

o   That’s My Grandad’s Name

o   The Morning After

APPLE TV (iTUNES) EXCLUSIVES

  • Be True to Yourself: Elton John’s Lasting Impact
  • Rehearsal Shoot for “The Bitch Is Back”

The ROCKETMAN DVD includes the feature film in standard definition.

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PARAMOUNT PICTURES Presents In Association with NEW REPUBLIC PICTURES

A MARV FILMS / ROCKET PICTURES Production “ROCKETMAN”

TARON EGERTON JAMIE BELL RICHARD MADDEN and BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD

Original Score by MATTHEW MARGESON

Costume Designer JULIAN DAY Edited by CHRIS DICKENS, ACE

Production Designer MARCUS ROWLAND Music Producer GILES MARTIN

Director of Photography GEORGE RICHMOND, BSC

Executive Producers ELTON JOHN

CLAUDIA VAUGHN BRIAN OLIVER STEVE HAMILTON SHAW MICHAEL GRACEY

Produced by MATTHEW VAUGHN, p.g.a. DAVID FURNISH, p.g.a.

ADAM BOHLING, p.g.a. DAVID REID, p.g.a. Written by LEE HALL Directed by DEXTER FLETCHER

Soundtrack Album on Virgin-EMI UK / Interscope Records

  • Overall Score
4

Summary

For a guy who is absolutely terrified by movie musicals, Rocketman was pulled off incredibly well. Taron Egerton has proven his weight in silver, now let’s get him to gold status.

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