Released Aug. 27 (on DVD; streaming dates vary): “Rocketman.” Coming off of the success of “Bohemian Rhapsody” — a big-budget biopic of a tormented gay British rock superstar — “Rocketman” had a lot of pressure on it. If the Freddie Mercury story could excite moviegoers, certainly the Elton John story had the potential to do the same. Dexter Fletcher, the former actor who took over the reins of “Bohemian Rhapsody” when Bryan Singer was fired, was hired to direct “Rocketman.” Rising young British actor-singer Taron Egerton was cast as John, with high hopes, as well, particularly after Rami Malik won an Oscar for playing Mercury. Despite the hyped comparisons, “Rocketman” turned out to be the far superior film. Where the “Bohemian Rhapsody” script is simplistic

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