At The Flix: Bohemian Rhapsody, Katie & Ghostbusters

Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)

Starring: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Joseph Mazzello

Director: Bryan Singer

Genre: Biography, Drama, Music

Release Date: 26 October

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just in time for Live Aid. While bravely facing a recent AIDS diagnosis, Freddie leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Queen cements a legacy that continues to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.


Katie (12A)

Starring: Katie Taylor

Director: Ross Whitaker

Genre: Biography, Documentary

Release Date: 26 October

Directed by Ross Whitaker, this biographic documentary intimately follows Irish boxer Katie Taylor as she attempts to rebuild her career after a year of turmoil that threatened to derail her seemingly unstoppable momentum. The documentary unravels the deeply personal reasons behind Taylor's career low after the Rio Olympics, showing her grit and determination to start over as a professional.


Ghostbusters (1984) (PG) - #BringItBack

Starring:  Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver

Director: Ivan Reitman

Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy

Release Date: 26 October

Omniplex Cork brings you back this Halloween with a much loved classic, Ghostbusters, for a one week only run. A quartet of Manhattan-based "paranormal investigators" known as The Ghostbusters, successfully, rid The Big Apple of dozens of ghoulies, ghosties and long-legged beasties. Tight-lipped bureaucrat William Atherton regards the Ghostbusters as a bunch of charlatans, but is forced to eat his words when New York is besieged by an army of unfriendly spirits, conjured up by a long-dead Babylonian demon.

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