here’s my review: not enough gay.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
"I don't have time to be their cautionary tale."
Freddie says this to his bandmates when he reveals his diagnosis with HIV. Ironic, really, given this scene takes place entirely because this film turned him into one.
In this film, Feddie's contraction of HIV and eventual death is framed as a tragic inevitability, of which he and his manipulator are to blame. It's his punishment; for his ego, for pushing his band members away. Pushing them away, that is, by…