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Taron Egerton

Rocketman (2019) Film Review

Although he made his directorial debut in 2011, UK director Dexter Fletcher is making a name for himself as the go-to guy for biopics. His 2016 film Eddie the Eagle focused on the eponymous Olympian and he memorably replaced Bryan Singer

Eddie The Eagle (2016)

I was 12 years old when Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards became a media sensation here in the UK (and, I guess, worldwide). He was a British ski-jumper, which made him the only British ski-jumper anyone had even heard of in over fifty years, and…

Eddie the Eagle (2016)

In 1988, Eddie 'the Eagle' Edwards became the first ski jumper to represent Great Britain in the Olympics. Despite being short on funds, long-sighted and handicapped by his weight, he managed to break a ski jump record and capture the…