‘Rocketman’ is a Great Time at the Movies and a Heartfelt Look into the Mental Health of a Legendary Artist

Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman (2019), distributed by Paramount Pictures

I was extremely skeptical once I saw the trailer for Rocketman at the theater on a Tuesday night. After all of the divisiveness surrounding last year’s Oscar-winning Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, I felt like Rocketman would just be an opportunity to cash in on that film’s box-office success.