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Apr 14, 18   Jules   0 Comment 'Blaze', Film Festival

“Blaze” is coming home. Following the film’s January debut at the Sundance Film Festival and March screening at South By Southwest, the Louisiana International Film Festival is the next stop for “Blaze.” The locally shot, Ethan Hawke-directed biopic about country singer-songwriter Blaze Foley is the festival’s opening night film. The screening starts at 7:30 p.m. […]

Apr 13, 18   Jules   0 Comment 'Blaze', Film Festival

Ethan Hawke’s ‘Blaze’ kicks off ten days of screenings. Read More here

Apr 13, 18   Jules   0 Comment 'Blaze', Film Festival

Sundance Selects has acquired U.S. rights to the music biopic “Blaze,” co-written, produced, and directed by Ethan Hawke. The film held its world premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, where newcomer Ben Dickey won the Special Jury Award for Achievement in Acting for his portrayal of Blaze Foley. “Blaze” is inspired by the life […]

Mar 26, 18   Jules   0 Comment 'Blaze', Press / Interview

Remaining dedicated to representing their true values isn’t always an easy task for musicians in modern society, especially since they’re so accessible to their fans on social media. But enthralling country-blues singer-songwriter, Blaze Foley, powerfully remained true to his beliefs when he garnered attention throughout the 1980s. Before the invention of the internet and his […]

Mar 26, 18   Jules   0 Comment 'Blaze'

In the first scenes of Ethan Hawke’s new film Blaze, a biopic about oft Austin based, relatively obscure American musician Blaze Foley, we find out that this story doesn’t have a happy ending. Foley’s life was one cut violently short. It’s a choice that Hawke said was made to keep the film from being emotionally […]

Feb 04, 18   Jules   0 Comment 'Blaze', Film Festival

It was an Ethan Hawke love fest on the Blaze film red carpet at the recent Sundance Film Festival. Actors Alia Shawkat, Richie Montgomery and Josh Hamilton gush about their experience on set with Ethan, and it is easy to understand why. I have one of the most sincere and joy-filled conversations with Ethan Hawke, […]

Feb 04, 18   Jules   0 Comment 'Blaze', Press / Interview

The big-screen staple directed the musical drama Blaze Read More here

Feb 04, 18   Jules   0 Comment 'Blaze'

Ethan Hawke’s high-wire biopic tells the story of country blues singer Blaze Foley in a redneck-verité style that’s as delicate as it is daring. Read More here

Feb 04, 18   Jules   0 Comment 'Blaze'

‘There’s something shamanistic about acting at its best,” Ethan Hawke said this year at the Sundance Film Festival. “When you see a performance at a real high level, there’s something like a shamanistic dance about it, to be honest,” the four-time Oscar nominee, 12-time visitor to the Utah shindig and Blaze director adds, complimenting the […]

Jan 21, 18   Jules   0 Comment 'Blaze'

“He’s a poet, an’ he’s a picker, he’s a prophet, an’ he’s a pusher He’s a pilgrim and a preacher, and a problem when he’s stoned” ~ Kris Kristofferson One of the first things you notice when in conversation with filmmaker-actor-writer Ethan Hawke is how considerate he is. Whether it be a question about his […]