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Carolyn Hinds Diego Andaluz Manuel Sao Bento Murtada Elfadl

‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’ Review: Andra Day’s Powerful Performance Saves an Otherwise Lackluster Film

On this episode of The Global Film Podcast, Editor-In-Chief and Host Diego Andaluz reviews Lee Daniels’ latest awards hopeful The United States vs. Billie Holiday. Joined by contributors Carolyn Hinds (Observer), Murtada Elfadl (Backstage), and Manuel Sao Bento, they discuss their in-depth thoughts on the technical and thematic strengths and shortcomings of the film, among other notable highlights.

The Federal Bureau of Narcotics launches an undercover sting operation against jazz singer Billie Holiday.

Directed by Lee Daniels (The Butler) and starring Andra Day & Trevante Rhodes (Moonlight), The United States vs. Billie Holiday is a musical drama that comes to Hulu on February 26th. Listen to our review below at the 21-minute mark or here on your preferred podcast platform.

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Rating: 3 out of 5.

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