Tag Archive | Elton John

Film Review & Trailer: Rocketman

Film Review & Trailer: Rocketman

Frances Winston really enjoyed this biopic of Elton John, starring Taron Egerton Directed by: Dexter Fletcher – Starring: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard Music biopics are all the rage right now, following the enormous success of Bohemian Rhapsody. But if you thought Freddie Mercury’s life was flamboyant, think again. Elton John’s […]

Brunei: Governments urged to keep pressure on after LGBT death penalty halt

Brunei: Governments urged to keep pressure on after LGBT death penalty halt

Diplomatic pressure on Brunei should not be eased until anti-LGBT+ laws are completely repealed, human rights advocates said on Monday, dismissing the Southeast Asian country’s move to extend a moratorium on the death penalty. Brunei sparked a global outcry when it rolled out its interpretation of Islamic laws, or sharia, on April 3, allowing whipping […]

Brunei says it won’t enforce gay death penalty after backlash

Brunei says it won’t enforce gay death penalty after backlash

(Reuters) – Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Sunday extended a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming anti-gay legislation, seeking to temper a global backlash led by celebrities such as George Clooney and Elton John. The small Southeast Asian country sparked an outcry when it rolled out its interpretation of Islamic laws, or sharia, on […]

Elton John: We must break HIV/AIDS stigma

Elton John: We must break HIV/AIDS stigma

Too many people are still contracting HIV and dying of AIDS-related illnesses due to stigma and a lack of access to information and testing, Elton John said yesterday, Monday. Modern medicine means those with HIV can live long, fulfilling lives without infecting others, the singer said in a letter published by Britain’s Independent newspaper.

Prince Harry & Elton John launch HIV campaign targeting men

Prince Harry & Elton John launch HIV campaign targeting men

(Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry joined pop star Elton John on Tuesday to launch a campaign to raise HIV awareness among men, warning that “dangerous complacency” about the virus threatened the quest to wipe it out. The billion-dollar project, MenStar, will target men living with or at risk of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, which has […]

Harvard Honours Elton John For Work Against HIV/AIDS

British musician Elton John will receive an award on Monday from the prestigious Harvard Foundation for his contribution to the fight against HIV/AIDS, the group said. John will join the likes of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, former U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, and Nobel peace laureate, Malala Yousafzai, as a recipient of the Harvard University-based organisation’s […]

Film Review & Trailer: Kingsman – The Golden Circle

Film Review & Trailer: Kingsman – The Golden Circle

Frances Winston feels that this offering is not as good as the first, but as relaxing and untaxing entertainment, this film works Directed by: Matthew Vaughan – Starring: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Halle Berry, Elton John, Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges No you’re not seeing things. That is indeed Elton John’s name […]