What a waste of a great cast. The only good thing that can be said about it is that I have seen Christmas movies that were much worse.
I knew it was going to be great from the first moment Taron Egerton appeared on screen and curved his upper lip in the classic Elton John manner. He didn't just act the part, he transformed into Elton John in a way that I didn't think was possible for anyone. I felt so much joy while watching this. I know it's not a perfect film and it has many inaccuracies, but I don't really care. Personally I think biopics are…
I had to ponder for a couple of hours before making a decision on this film, because I wanted my final judgment not to be influenced by the fact that this is a Richard Linklater film starring Ethan Hawke, which to me is like saying God and Jesus. I think I've managed to be as objective as I could possibly be.
When I finished watching Boyhood, I was a little unconvinced and unsatisfied. I thought it was a fine film,…