Blaze (1989)

Blaze is a comic-strip re-telling of the curious late-1950s relationship between famed striptease artist Blaze Starr (Lolita Davidovitch) and Lousiana governor Earl Long (played in gorgeously flamboyant fashion by Paul Newman). Their… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 6, 2004
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Crum

Supposedly based on fact regarding the relationship of Louisiana's Gov. Earl Long and his stripper girlfriend, this is noted mostly for the offbeat casting of Paul Newman.

Scott Weinberg

The latter-day Paul Newman is at his rascally best here.

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Dean McKenna
Paul Newman is good value as the Governor of Louisiana, Lolita Davidovich is a little weaker in her title role.