LADY SINGS THE BLUES
Saturday, February 8
(1972, Sidney J. Furie) The romanticized, but engrossing, screen bio of Billie Holiday, starring Diana Ross in her Oscar-nominated performance, “Singing, [Ross] does a fair imitation of the Holiday style. Acting, she does even more…[giving] an unselfconscious bravura performance.” – Richard Schickel. With Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor. DCP. Approx. 144 min.