Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

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Corrected entry: When Roger gets angry with John and Brian at breakfast, the counter is covered with crockery and food until Roger grabs the coffee pot and turns to smash it, at which point the counter is clear.

Nick Brown

Correction: This is incorrect. After Roger throws food at Brian, Freddie walks out and the camera follows him to the field behind the house. You can hear, in the background, the boys yelling, fighting and throwing pans and breakables including cups and plates. And the camera cuts back to the boys, when Brian and John tell Roger not to throw the "coffee machine" - the counter is free of plates and cups but it's covered with spilled coffee and bits of food... everything was thrown around the kitchen during their fight.

I don't think that's right (but I don't have the movie to hand). As I recall it, the time between the two points I'm discussing (Roger turns round to get the coffee pot and then goes to smash it) is only a couple of seconds. But human memory is fallible. If you have a link to the scene as shown in theatres, I'd be interested.

Nick Brown

You can see it if you go to YouTube - spilled coffee, bits of food and in the upper left you can see remnants of the stems from the flowers that were in the vase. Here's the YouTube link.

Video blocked on content grounds, sadly, but I'll take your word for it.

Nick Brown

Factual error: We see Fat Bottomed Girls being performed in 1975 in the USA. The song wasn't played live for the first time until 1978.

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