Movies On My Mind: The best movies about music showmen put on a show, like Rocketman

Rocketman covers the hedonistic breakthrough years of Elton John until his mid-life comeback. PHOTO: UIP
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SINGAPORE - A true account of a British rock diva's ascent in the 1970s and his struggles with drugs, loneliness and conflicted sexuality - the similarities between two recent pop biopics are uncanny.

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) was about Queen frontman Freddie Mercury and a winner of four 2019 Academy Awards, including Best Actor for Rami Malek's mightily strutting lead performance.

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