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2021 Oscars Challenge: [37] “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” — Best Actress in a Leading Role

THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY BEST Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role In the 1940s, the U.S. government targeted beloved jazz icon Billie Holiday as part of their war on drugs, to prevent her from performing her heart-wrenching ballad “Strange Fruit,” a blatant cry against lynching. Andra Day Harassed by the police for performing her song “Strange Fruit,” a ballad about … Read More 2021 Oscars Challenge: [37] “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” — Best Actress in a Leading Role

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Oscars Watch: 2020 AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

The AARP Movies for Grownups have hoisted “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” onto their shoulders and declared it their Best Picture winner. Along with that win, Aaron Sorkin won a pair of awards for directing and writing “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” something that could play much closer to what’s predicted in terms for the Oscars. Anthony Hopkins winning Best Actor and … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

Friday Releases: Tom and Jerry, Cherry, & The United States vs. Billie Holiday

FEBRUARY 26, 2021 <Click film’s poster to see info/trailer> TOM & JERRY Directed By: Tim StoryStudio: Warner Bros. Pictures A legendary rivalry reemerges when Jerry moves into New York City’s finest hotel on the eve of the wedding of the century, forcing the desperate event planner to hire Tom to get rid of him. As mayhem ensues, the escalating cat-and-mouse battle soon threatens to … Read More Friday Releases: Tom and Jerry, Cherry, & The United States vs. Billie Holiday