Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Flix Brewhouse Goes To Space With Rocketman

Ah, Elton John.

He's one of my favorite artists. Not only is his voice incredible, but the songs he sings gives you a bunch of different emotions. I want to clap and dance to Crocodile Rock. I tear up during Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. I have an urge to slow dance to Tiny Dancer. He just has so many hits, including, duh, Rocket Man, which gives me goose bumps because it's so hauntingly beautiful. 

Rocketman is a biopic about his life. It stars Taron Egerton as Elton, and he does a fabulous job. Taron also has a beautiful voice. 

Flix Brewhouse, our local movie theater, has a themed movie month. January was Flix Goes To Space so they had movies like Spaceballs, Star Trek, ET, and many more.


Rocketman was included so of course my daughter and I had to see it. Remember, she gave up her Homecoming to see Elton John in concert. She also is aware how talented he is and is confused why people her age aren't listening to him more. 



Since Rocketman showed at 1045 AM, it was considered brunch and I got a mimosa. 


I also ordered the Creme Brulee French Toast, which was delicious. 


Obviously Natalie and I have seen the movie before, so we already knew it would be spectacular. If you want to watch, I believe it's streaming on Paramount +

After seeing the movie, we were glad that Elton found someone to love him properly, because holy crap, he was surrounded by a bunch of assholes. And that included his own parents. His own mother said that because he was gay that he'd never be loved properly and my jaw dropped open at that. I mean, the absolute nerve. But now he's happily married to David Furnish and they have two boys. 

We're also glad that he did not die, because for a while there he was drinking a ton and had a horrible drug habit. Now he's been sober since 1990. So the movie reminds you that while life can get you down, you can bounce back. 

Next month Flix Brewhouse has another theme. It's Eternal Bonds. So many incredible movies. We're seeing Mamma Mia because we absolutely adore that movie and sing the songs often. We saw Clueless at the theater last year and it was fantastic. Flix Brewhouse has several locations, so check and see if you're lucky enough to have one nearby. 



What movie would you see at Flix Brewhouse in February? 

14 comments:

  1. OOh quite a few. Pretty in Pink, Top Gun, Interview with a Vampire. Lots of great classics here.

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  2. I grew up on Rocket Man! Such a great post here.

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  3. My older sister needs to see this movie. She was a huge fan of Elton John.

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  4. Sounds like an amazing time. I love Elton John's music as well. I think he's very talented.

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  5. Looks like a great bonding time with your daughter. So nice!

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  6. That sounds like so much fun! I wish we had a movie theater that served food and drinks like that. I would love to see Star Trek in theaters :) Total sci-fi nerd here.

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  7. I really enjoyed seeing the movie Rocketman as well. I learned so much about the man behind the voice, for sure!

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  8. I would defiantly see Top Gun. I'm a sucker for a man in uniform!! 😎

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  9. Elton John is iconic! I love yours and Natalie's enthusiasm about the things that you like, and especially love it when you share it with us!

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  10. Elton John is for sure a legend! I love his music as well. I've never heard of Rocketman though, I'll have to check it out!!

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  11. I completely agree with you about the range of emotions Elton John’s music evokes, and 'Rocketman' was the perfect portrayal of that!

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  12. Sounds like you had such a great time and that creme brulee french toast sounds fantastic!

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