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The Hank Williams bio pic covering the last 3 days of his life has earned a positive review by Kerry Lengel in the Arizona Republic Newspaper. Lengel sees right away that this not really a Hank Williams biography and has little to do with his music, but, as others have said as well, is more […]

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With ‘The Last Ride’ now having opened in some major centers including New York, reviews seem largely negative but there is one  genuine rave from a respected film critic which I have saved to the end.. Writers are quite dismissive of the script which many think, in the words of Andrew Lapin at National Public […]

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Hank Williams’ daughter Jett Williams, the film’s director Harry Thomason and the producer Benjy Gaither will attend a free first showing of ‘The Last Ride’ in New York City on June 20th. Seating is first come first served. The three will participate in a panel discussion following the showing at The New School at 66 […]

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The Last Ride which has been covered extensively on this blog will open at a number of historic theaters and a more general release this month (June 2012). Here is the historic theatre line-up taken from the website: June 1-3 Strand Theatre 38 W. Franklin Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176 317.421.2787 June 1-3 Corning Opera House […]

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The Hank Williams movie ‘The Last Ride’ has wrapped up a test run lasting several weeks in a number of  cities in Arkansas as well as Shreveport and Montgomery. Here’s a really positive little  review I found on the movie’s Facebook page. It’s from: Jami Bonnette Caldwell Greatly anticipated this movie, as I grew up […]

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Wow! ‘The Last Ride’ Hank Williams movie starring Henry Thomas never ceases to amaze. Just when you think it may be biting the dust, it takes on new life. At one point after it opened at the Little Rock Film Festival to mixed reviews in the spring, it looked like it might head straight to […]

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I’m still continuing to get comments on the Hank Williams bio pic movie ‘The Last Ride’. Most of them are posted on an article  from April 2010 called ‘From Hank Williams movie ‘The Last Ride’ more pictures. Here are the last four which I decided to bring up to the top of the blog. Meanwhile, a […]

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‘The Last Ride’ film about the final lonely, isolated days of Hank Williams as he travels with only a 17 year old driver from Montgomery to Ohio on New Years 1952-53 will be shown at a number of theatres including Montgomery later this month. The movie was  shown at a number of film festivals beginning […]

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Reaction to the film on the last days of Hank Williams called ‘The Last Ride’ has been decidedly mixed. The movie starring Henry Thomas as Hank and directed by Harry Thomason has played a number of film festivals culminating in a star turn at the Little Rock Film Festival in early June. However, I have […]

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The new Hank Williams based movie ‘The Last Ride’ was screened several times last week at the Little Rock Film Festival. The movie was directed by well known Arkansas film maker Harry Thomason. It stars Henry Thomas as a Hank Williams based character. The name Hank Williams is not used in the movie and apparently […]

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