• ‘United States vs. Billie Holiday' review: Andra Day shines in OK film

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    Here it is: Your annual average biopic boosted by a sensational leading performance.
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  • The Best Movies and TV Shows to Stream This Weekend

    The Best Movies and TV Shows to Stream This Weekend

    1 month ago - By Observer

    Including Allen v. Farrow, The United States vs. Billie Holiday and more.
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  • Lee Daniels hopes his new Billie Holiday film makes lynching a hate crime

    Lee Daniels hopes his new Billie Holiday film makes lynching a hate crime

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    Lee Daniels pulls back the curtain on the troubled 1940s jazz singer's simultaneous battles with substance abuse and the federal government in his new film, “The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” out Friday on Hulu.
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  • We Lost Who Billie Holiday Might Have Been If She Wasn't Busy Fighting Racism

    We Lost Who Billie Holiday Might Have Been If She Wasn't Busy Fighting Racism

    1 month ago - By Essence

    By Keyaira Boone · February 26, 2021February 26, 2021 The United States Vs. Billie Holiday follows the jazz icon's persecution by the U.S. government for speaking out against lynchings. The force behind civil rights' anthem “Strange Fruit,” Holiday chose to sing the jarring song about their brutality despite being warned that doing so would place her career and freedom in jeopardy. The Blues singer is portrayed in the Lee Daniels' film by a dazzling Andra Day. The project takes the viewer through a number of Holiday's traumatic experiences, her body tousled about throughout the two-hour...
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