NO POPCORN #001 | Bohemian Rhapsody

It’s time for your beloved NO ENCORE music podcast to take a deep dive into the world of cinema.

NO POPCORN is our new semi-regular look at a film that boasts a certain music-themed flavour; be it a biopic, a musical or something that just has a musician in it for five minutes or less.

And what better way to kick things off than by breaking down the Academy Award-winning Bohemian Rhapsody?

OG NE host Dave Hanratty is joined by David ‘Higgs’ Higgins as they try to make sense of what is, and we’re being charitable enough here, a complete mess.

How did this film win all those awards? What the hell is going on with the editing? How does Aidan Gillen keep getting work? Is Rami Malek’s performance actually any good? What’s with all the outright lies?

All those questions and more are answered as NO POPCORN’s maiden voyage takes hold…