Born To Be Blue

[Contains Spoilers] Starring Ethan Hawke, Carmen Ejogo and Callum Keith Rennie. Robert Budreau, Director. Whenever a movie comes out about a musician I have high expectations. Will the movie fall into clichés about the troubled artist who’s abused by the wrong people? Or will we witness the story of a gifted individual who sins against his talent? One of the worst films for me was Sidney Furie’s Lady Sings the Blues the overly melodramatic portrait of Billie Holiday, which came out in 1972. One of the best was 2014’s Love & Mercy a beautifully rendered portrait of Brian Wilson. That picture not only captured Wilson’s talent as a composer; it took the risk of embracing his mental health and h

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