'Blaze' film makes a name for a Malvern songwriting legend — and now it's all different for Ben Dickey, the Little Rock musician who portrays him onscreen. "Sometimes it feels normal. Sometimes it seems absolutely fucking bonkers." That's Little Rock native Ben Dickey describing what it feels like to go from obscure indie musician to lauded indie actor. And while his music remains respected in hip circles mostly centered around Little Rock and Philly, it's Dickey's unexpected recent turn as an actor that won a special jury award for achievement in acting from Sundance. Rolling Stone called it "astonishing." The Austin American-Statesman called it "a tour de force of oversized charm and...
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