The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

When it comes to American jazz and swing music, there are few greater icons than Billie Holiday. A magnetic, generational talent whose personal vices and struggles only served to further her legend, Holiday has been the subject of critically acclaimed works before, most notably Lady Sings The Blues starring Diana Ross in 1972. Most of…

Dreamland (2019)

In yet another slow week for high profile releases, I had to wait for Tuesday morning to finally get to something that was vaguely interesting to me. It came in the form of Dreamland, a film whose trailer hinted at Bonnie and Clyde vibes. Having just read a biography of the famous outlaw duo, the…

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

The last film I saw and reviewed was The Wolf Of Wall Street, a film that I noted for being devoid of any sympathetic characters and likeable figures. Move forward a week and something I did not expect upon beginning my viewing of the latest offering from the Coen brothers, Inside Llewyn Davis, was to come…