Continuity mistake: When Elton and John Reid are kissing in the cupboard John's hand keeps changing between shots. John's hand rolls down Elton's chest, then the next shot it's on Elton's cheek, the next shot he takes his hand away, then the next shot his hand is by Elton's mouth and Elton pretends to bite John's thumb.
Other mistake: During one of the recording studio scenes, there's a short segment that shows a bunch of VU (audio level) meters close up. The very first meter in that sequence is not a VU meter. Its from of an old HF (High Frequency) Amateur Radio transceiver; The scale is marked for RF, SWR, and ALC. I'm suspecting that someone involved with the post production editing is a Ham.
Continuity mistake: When Elton and Bernie sit in the cafe for the first time, the cup is on the right side of the table. In the next cut, it's on the left, and finally in the last cut, returns to the right side of the table.
Elton John: Real love's hard to come by. So you find a way to cope without it.
Elton John: I never thanked you, Bernie.
Bernie Taupin: No. I love you, man. Always have, always will.
Bernie Taupin: Don't you want to just sing without this ridiculous paraphernalia?
Elton John: People don't pay to see Reg Dwight! They pay to see Elton John! [Storms off, returns seconds later] I'm sorry.
Bernie Taupin: I know.
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