Why do Bio-Pics take such liberties?
I’m James Faraci The Last Of The Americans and the views that I’m about to express are that of my own and some of yours. Napoleon Bonaparte said it best when he said “History is a myth that men agree to believe.” Something tells me Hollywood says something similar to itself when making Bio-Pics “History Schmistory!” (Cut to clips of Bio-Pics as James does a voiceover)
With a recent wave of movies like “Bohemian Rhapsody”telling the tales of Iconic musicians Freddie Mercury and the band he fronted “Queen” & “Rocketman” telling the story on how young Reginald Kenneth Dwight became Sir Elton John people have been going to them with everyone saying “This is a good movie but it is not the real history behind Elton John or Freddie Mercury and his relationship with his bandmates Brian May, John Deacon and Roger Taylor. And as I saw them and other movies about real people I saw things that didn’t make much sense when I did research, I realized that the production companies behind them were as guilty as the filmmakers who did these movies. They obviously do somethings that for the sake of either time restraints or to either glorify or demonize certain people because they want to tell a story about someone. But should they?
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