Movie review: ‘Rocketman’ is true razzle-dazzle

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How do you capture the life of a flamboyant musical icon like Elton John? Just follow the lead of director Dexter Fletcher, whose “Rocketman” achieves lift-off under the guise of a glittery jukebox musical as bright and shiny as John’s rhinestone-embellished costumes. Not only is it full of heart and entertaining as hell, it also has Taron Egerton as the man born Reginald White.Unlike the polarizing “Bohemian Rhapsody,” which Fletcher also had a hand […]
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