Hiddleston channels Hank Williams in ‘I Saw the Light’


Tom Hiddleston does something quite hard to do in “I Saw the Light:” He sings the songs of country music legend Hank Williams with charisma and conviction.

He also bears a striking resemblance to the singer, who died at the early age of 29, and this helps in bringing the story of the working-class Alabama man who improbably rose to the highest ranks of country music despite — or perhaps because of — his multiple demons.

» Read full review at MyStatesman.com » Find showtimes for “I Saw the Light”

Author: Charles Ealy

Charles Ealy edits and writes about books and movies for the Ausstin American-Statesman.

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