The Last Ride perfectly captures the sense of time and place of this story. The two lead performances give the film depth, while Director Harry Thomason manages to keep the film interesting from start to finish.
His songs are both classic and current, rooted in Americana and folk, the closest modern comparisons that come to mind are Jeff Tweedy and Rufus Wainwright, with echoes of Harry Nilsson, Bob Dylan and George Harrison.
Just imagine you're sitting in your own living room and it's nice and cozy and quiet, and across from you in two comfy chairs are Dion DiMucci and Steven Van Zandt talking, for 90 minutes, about Dion's long and amazing career.
Jordan Schultz and the guys broke down the Red River Rivalry game this weekend between No. 1 Oklahoma and archrival Texas, talked about the Hank Williams Jr. disaster and, of course, made all their picks for the upcoming marquee games.
In light of this state's recent tornado tragedies, this year may be the very best time for Alabama to immerse itself in its rich musical heritage and allow it to wash away the sad memories of the upheaval it's just gone through.
With Looking For A Fight, the Sweetback Sisters could turn out to be the decade's Bring It Girls. Showing true grit and wit, they are a genuine blast from the past -- no matter how far back you want to go.