Day 2: Queen

Tonight my husband and I had a group of friends over for a movie night. We’ve been indulging in chips, pizza rolls, and this insanely tasty Guinness beer bread. But tonight’s movie choice…spot on.

Bohemian Rhapsody. Man oh man. A great film, I honestly learned so much about Queen, about Freddie, wow! Music is a deep passion of mine and it was pretty cool watching the story of Queen unfold. Beyond that, I loved how a huge theme was family. This band was a family. It’s amazing how music can do that. It bonds people in a special way when you get creative juices flowing together.

It’s pretty neat watching the humility of Freddie Mercury as he owns up to his conceitedness at a part in the movie. He did his own thing and still there was a problem – it wasn’t his family. At the end of the day, that’s what is most important. His story was sad. But beautiful.

Anyways. If you’re wondering why I’m listening to Queen a lot more these days, now you know.


7 thoughts on “Day 2: Queen

  1. That was my favorite movie of 2018! I am glad it did well at the Oscars. For the record, I dusted off “Queen’s Greatest Hits” and have been plying it frequently. If you go to YouTube, you can find a side-by-side Rami Malek & Freddie Mercury at Wmbley video.


  2. “It’s amazing how music can do that. It bonds people in a special way when you get creative juices flowing together.” You captured music in its essence – a way to draw emotion from people and connect people. Great slice!


  3. This is the second time in as many days that someone has highly recommended this movie to me. I’m not much of a movie-watcher but I’m starting to consider this one. Sounds like a fun night with your friends! Thanks for sharing!


  4. Oh, yes!! I just recently watched Bohemian Rhapsody for the first time! I grew up listening to Queen because my dad loved them. The movie was super awesome and I find myself singing a few more Queen songs myself! haha


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