“I Saw the Light” travels Hank Williams’ lost highway to its bitter end

No More Darkness

Any movie that tells the life story of Hank Williams is already competing with a far better film. Not The Last Ride, the 2012 indie drama that re-creates his infamous car trip to Valhalla on New Year’s Day 1953, with E.T.‘s now-grown Henry Thomas playing the doomed passenger. Certainly not Your Cheatin’ Heart, the sanitized-for-your-protection 1964 biopic where none other than George Hamilton plays the gaunt (but tan!) honky-tonk legend.  View Full Article >

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Photo: Sam Emerson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics