• Blaze (2018)

Blaze

Release Date: August 17th, 2018

DVD Release Date: May 7th, 2019

R |2 hr 7 min

Plot Summary

A reimagining of the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas Outlaw Music movement.

Cast: Ben Dickey, Alia Shawkat, Charlie Sexton, Josh Hamilton, Kris Kristofferson, Sam Rockwell, Steve Zahn, Alynda Lee Segarra

Director: Ethan Hawke

Genres: Biography , Drama , Music

Production Co: Cinetic Media, Village Studios, Ansgar Media

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Singer-songwriter Ben Dickey is affecting as Foley, assisted ably by a supporting cast that fights to transcend the drunken-angel clichés of the man’s legacy. show more

  • 75
    Anna StormFilm Journal International

    Languid, associative, at times dragging, at other moments deeply affecting, thanks to a song and a trick of the light, Ethan Hawke’s Blaze is difficult to define. show more

  • 80
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Foley's cult may never grow as big as his most ardent fans would like. But Hawke and Rosen and Dickey have given the man something better than posthumous record sales. show more

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