A mesmerising look at the extravagant life and times of rock legend Elton John, played brilliantly by Taron Edgerton and directed with care by Dexter Fletcher.
Whilst a fun, lighthearted comedy with a great lead duo, Booksmart is lacking in depth and in need of just a little more groundedness, especially among it’s supporting cast.
Despite a sluggish first hour, Paddleton really finds it’s stride in it’s emotional climax, delivering one hell of a heartbreaking ending. Make sure you have some tissues handy before streaming this one... lots of tissues.
Effron and Collin’s turn in great performances in an otherwise straightforward retelling of the Bundy courtrooms dramas that lacks the real tension and excitement you might hope for from a movie and a director of this calibre.