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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ relives 1985 Live Aid concert

Joe Mazello, Rami Malek, Ben Hardy and Gwilyn Lee in Bohemian Rhapsody.

Joe Mazello, Rami Malek, Ben Hardy and Gwilyn Lee in Bohemian Rhapsody.

If you have ever been moved by the mesmerizing operatics of the song Bohemian Rhapsody or have been singing along to the soaring choruses of We Are the Champions and We Will Rock You in music halls, stadiums or arenas, then you shouldn’t miss “Bohemian Rhapsody” movie when it comes opens in cinemas.

The film begins and ends with Queen’s iconic Live Aid performance, one of the most important cultural events of the 1980s, bringing together the world’s biggest superstars in a benefit concert on two stages, Wembley Stadium in London and the John F Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia, on July 13, 1985.

Organized by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for those affected by the famine in Ethiopia, the concert was one of the largest satellite link-ups and TV broadcasts of all time, watched by an audience totaling 1.9 billion in 150 countries around the world.

“Bohemian Rhapsody” is hands down the best rock biopic since La Bamba”, Ely Buendia, an icon in PH music industry whose music also redefined rock and indie genre, says of the movie.

“Bohemian Rhapsody” opens October 31 in cinemas nationwide (also available in IMAX screens) from 20th Century Fox.

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