Bohemian Rhapsody Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Ralph Potts reviews the Ultra HD Blu-ray release of Bohemian Rhapsody, the story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at Live Aid (1985).
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97
Details:
Studio and Year: 20th Century Fox – 2018MPAA Rating: PG-13Feature running time: 135 minutesGenre: Drama/Biopic
Disc Format: BD-66Encoding: HEVCVideo Aspect: 2.39:1Resolution: 2160p/24
Audio Format(s): English Dolby Atmos/TrueHD 7.1, English DTS-HD 7.1 Master Audio, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1, French DTS 5.1Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, FrenchStarring: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joe Mazello, Aiden Gillen, Tom Hollander, Allen LeechDirected by: Bryan SingerMusic by: QueenWritten by: Anthony McCartenRegion Code: A
Release Date: February 12, 2019
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Synopsis:
“Bohemian Rhapsody is an enthralling celebration of Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury (Malek), who defied stereotypes and convention to become one of history’s most beloved entertainers. Following Queen’s meteoric rise, their revolutionary sound and Freddie’s solo career, the film also chronicles the


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Sony Pictures Open Sources Software Used to Make ‘Into the Spider-Verse’

An anonymous reader quotes Variety:
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