Posts Tagged ‘jazz’
Despite an award-worthy performance from newcomer Andra Day, Hulu's "The United States vs. Billie Holiday," never climbs above average. Director Lee Daniels helms a biopic that features great moments but is often melodramatic and cliche.
A documentary film that brings to life the musical history that was birthed in Richmond, Indiana.
Vince Giordano is a consummate showman leading his band, the Nighthawks, through decades of jazz music in this fun, but superficial, documentary.
Don Cheadle's Miles Davis biopic, a comic speculation of Elvis Presley & Richard Nixon's meeting, and a seminal Native American film lead this week's releases.
Ethan Hawke delivers the best performance of his career in this raw and refreshing musical biopic.
"Two Men in Manhattan" is a masterful piece of forgotten cinema blending American noir aesthetics with French stylization.
A timely seasonal drama about a young woman's transition from carefree teenager to responsible adult.
Lauren Whalen explores "Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench," a musical gem made on the cheap.