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Sir Elton John's best movie moments

As Rocketman is released in UK cinemas we give a brief history of Sir Elton on the big screen.

The Biggest Highs and Lows From Cannes 2019 (So Far)

The 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival hasn’t included too many movie stars — yet. But festivalgoers were able to come face-to-face with zombies, Elton John singing on the beach and Robert Pattinson going full Method actor. Here are the six biggest highs and lows from the French Riviera so far. 1. Elton John […]
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Rocketman premiere 'emotional' for Elton John

Sir Elton John tells the BBC about what it was like to watch his life played out on the big screen.
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Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’ Taps Lucky Brand Collaboration as Part of Promo Push

Paramount has set a May 28 release date for its Elton John-inspired clothing collection with retailer Lucky Brand, which celebrates the performer’s iconic style and new biopic, “Rocketman” (see tickets and showtimes here). The limited-edition collaboration arrives in stores three days before the film hits theaters, though it’s available for purchase right now on […]
Tags: Fashion, News, Elton John, Rocketman, VarietySpy

David Furnish will “strongly resist any sanitization” of Elton John’s amazing life story

The couple put philanthropy front and center while making sure 'Rocketman' stays gay.
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VIDEO: Taron Egerton graces Cannes singing “Rocketman” with Elton himself

The 'Rocketman' star and subject paired up for a song following screening of the film at Cannes.
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Watch Elton John & Taron Egerton’s Surprise Performance of Rocket Man

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Watch Elton John & Taron Egerton’s surprise performance of Rocket Man Following Rocketman‘s world premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Paramount Pictures has released a new video of star Taron Egerton having another surprise duet with legendary singer Elton John as they performed their rendition of John’s 1972 hit song “Rocket Man” at the film’s Cannes Gala Party. Check out the video in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStan...
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‘Rocketman’ Review: Taron Egerton Soars as Elton John [Cannes]

The tile caption for Dexter Fletcher’s Rocketman is clear enough – “Taron Egerton is Elton John”. It’s a simple caption, indicating a performer who’s focused on bringing a role to life. The same of course could be said about Reginald Dwight, that slightly portly kid from England with an ear for music who had to reinvent himself decade after decade, inhabiting his larger-than-life persona as he conquered the world. For many, the decades-long career of Sir Elton is easy enough to take fo...
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Elton John Opens Up About His Sobriety: ‘I Survived a Lot of Things’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Elton John has all the fame, fortune and awards any artist could wish for. Even so, he still has times when his self-esteem wavers. “I think every artist does [have self-doubt],” the singer told Variety during an exclusive one-on-one interview on Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival. “Every creative artist does have doubt and has […]
Tags: News, Festivals, Elton John, Cannes film festival, Variety, Rocketman

ShowBiz Minute: Cardi B, Elton John, 'Big Bang Theory'

Cardi B is most nominated act at 2019 BET Awards; Elton John lands "Rocketman" in Cannes; "The Big Bang Theory" closes with emotional final episode. (May 17)            [Author: AP]
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Taron Egerton Addresses ‘Rocketman’ Comparisons to ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ Takes Subtle Jab at Bryan Singer

Taron Egerton says that he’s flattered by comparisons between his Elton John musical “Rocketman” and “Bohemian Rhapsody,” last year’s smash hit about Queen frontman Freddie Mercury. “I’m proud that we’re mentioned in the same breath,” says Egerton, who plays John in the upcoming “Rocketman,” which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival to a five-minute standing […]
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Elton and Taron duet in Cannes

Elton John and Bernie Taupin reflect on how emotional they felt watching biopic "Rocketman," as Elton and the film's star - Taron Egerton - duet on the title track. (May 17)            [Author: AP]
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guillermodltoro: Elton John and Taron Egerton singing “Rocketman” on the beach in Cannes after the world premiere of ‘Rocketman’. x
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Taron Egerton Joins Elton John for ‘Rocket Man’ Performance After Emotional Premiere

Elton John felt the love Thursday night at the Cannes Film Festival. “Rocket Man,” a musical biopic about the singer’s life, landed with fireworks at its premiere in the South of France. The movie received an enthusiastic five-minute standing ovation, although much of the applause was directed to the legend in attendance, who donned a […]
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Cannes Film Review: Taron Egerton as Elton John in ‘Rocketman’

What is it that we love about Elton John? If “Rocketman” director Dexter Fletcher ever stopped to ask himself that question, the response was apparently so simple as to be almost vulgar: The sunglasses. And the sequins. And the songs, of course. Elton fans will find more of those three elements than they can count […]
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Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ touch down in Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — Elton John and his biopic “Rocketman” has landed at the Cannes Film Festival where star Taron Egerton was moved to tears after the premiere. John executive produced the film. And while the 72-year-old pop star hasn’t spoken much about the movie, he came to Cannes complete with heart-shaped, red-tinted glasses and […]
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Elton John & Taron Egerton – “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again”

Elton John and longtime lyricist Bernie Taupin tap into a joyous disco girl group vibe on "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again," a fresh track the duo cooked up for the upcoming soundtrack to the John biopic Rocketman. More »
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With ‘Rocketman’ About to Launch, Why Is Twitter Banning Users for Jamming Elton John Songs?

Musician Scott Bradlee is the leader of Postmodern Jukebox, a collective he formed in 2011 that’s amassed an impressive following by posting YouTube videos featuring vintage jazz, swing and blues covers of pop hits from Lady Gaga and Katy Perry to the Strokes and the White Stripes. With nearly 4 million subscribers, Postmodern Jukebox’s take […]
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'Rocketman' Taron Egerton says he's 'at peace' as Elton John film lifts off at Cannes

Taron Egerton prepares to show off his moves as Elton John in 'Rocketman,' which premieres Thursday at Cannes Film Festival in France.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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‘Rocketman’ Production Team Took the Fantasy Route With the Elton John Biopic

Paramount has high hopes for “Rocketman,” the Elton John biopic starring Taron Egerton as the legendary performer. Premiering at the Cannes Film Festival on May 16, the film comes on the heels of Fox’s massively successful Freddie Mercury movie “Bohemian Rhapsody” and could capitalize on audiences’ newly discovered interest in rock star stories that transport […]
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The Number Ones: Elton John’s “Bennie And The Jets”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958, and working my way up into the present. More »
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EXCLUSIVE: Check out a flirty new clip from ‘Rocketman’

An exclusive video obtained by Queerty features Elton meeting his future boyfriend, John Reid.
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Pwy yw Taron Egerton?

Mae'r actor Hollywood o Aberystwyth sy'n chwarae rhan Elton John yn y ffilm Rocketman yn cyfri ei hun yn 'Gymro i'r carn'
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‘American Idol’ hometown visit brings Alejandro Aranda, and thousands of fans, to Pomona

On the streets of his hometown of Pomona, “American Idol” finalist Alejandro Aranda was hailed Thursday by thousands of fans who call themselves Alejomies. They flocked downtown to cheer on Aranda, a 24-year-old dishwasher whose followers are captivated by not only his voice and guitar playing but by his humble background and regular-guy demeanor. A parade wound through downtown, ending at the historic Fox Theater, where Aranda performed six songs on a stage set up in the street. “He is definite...
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Elton John’s Husband-Producer Says ‘Rocketman’ Captures ‘Monster,’ ‘Madness’ of Singer’s Early Life: ‘I Wanted to Give Him a Hug’

When Paramount was getting ready to release the first images from “Rocketman,” Elton John was shown one photo of Taron Egerton in character sitting on a plane. “It’s a picture of Taron sitting on the Starship, the private jet Elton had in the ‘70s, a big Boeing 707,” says David Furnish, “Rocketman” producer and John’s […]
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'American Idol': Contestants make Elton John's discography their own; field down to Top 3

In the final episode before this season's two-part finale, the Top 5 "American Idol" contestants dazzled by making Elton John's discography their own.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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2CELLOS, the Croatian duo of cellists Luka Šulić and Stjepan Hauser, has signed with CAA for representation worldwide. Widely known in Asia and Europe, their repertoire includes classical music, film music pop and rock. In the U.S., they have appeared on “Glee,” where they performed Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal,” “The Bachelor” and the 2013 Emmy […]
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Box Office: ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ May Smash $50 Million-Plus in Debut

“Godzilla: King of the Monsters” should smash at least $50 million at the North American box office during its May 31-June 2 opening weekend for Legendary and Warner Bros., early tracking showed on Thursday. The Elton John biopic “Rocketman,” world premiering next week at the Cannes Film Festival, is pegged by box office trackers to […]
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20th Annual Golden Trailer Award Nominations Revealed

20th Annual Golden Trailer Award nominations revealed Hollywood is getting ready to honor those behind the marketing of many hit movies with the revealing of the nominations for the upcoming 20th Annual Golden Trailer Awards, set to take place on May 29 at The Theatre at the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, with Netflix surprising the lot and  carrying the most nominations at 66, while also seeing Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Elton John biopic Rocketman also earning...
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