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The Byrne-ing News, November 2013 Edition

The Byrne-ing News, November 2013 Edition

Fall in New York. A busy time for everyone as the holiday season begins. An even busier time for Gabriel Byrne! While Mr. Byrne was in NYC in November talking about the Irish Hospice Foundation, reading from The Book of Men, and introducing one of several tributes to poet Seamus […]

by Nov 29, 2013 8 comments News
The Second Official VAMPIRE ACADEMY Trailer!

The Second Official VAMPIRE ACADEMY Trailer!

Gabriel Byrne plays Victor Dashkov in the new film Vampire Academy, based on the first book in the series by Richelle Mead. Victor is a complicated man–in fact, he is actually not a man, but a vampire, a member of the Royal Moroi, and he is very ill. I will […]

by Nov 22, 2013 1 comment Feature Films
JUST A SIGH opens the IFI French Fest!–Updated

JUST A SIGH opens the IFI French Fest!–Updated

Updated November 22 Emmanuelle Devos was interviewed by Movies.ie at the posh Westbury Hotel in Dublin. Here is the bit about Mr. Byrne: Devos’ wasn’t the only tailor-made role in Just A Sigh. Having met Gabriel Byrne at a Scottish film event some years ago, Bonnell wrote the male lead […]

by Nov 20, 2013 2 comments Feature Films
Guest Review: “Manly Voice: Gabriel Byrne at Symphony Space” by Cherie Ann Turpin

Guest Review: “Manly Voice: Gabriel Byrne at Symphony Space” by Cherie Ann Turpin

Dr. Cherie Ann Turpin is particularly interested in Mr. Byrne’s activities surrounding the Irish Diaspora, as well as aspects of gender and celebrity culture in relationship to him as an actor and performer. She and I have discussed his film career, his work as Cultural Ambassador for Ireland, and his […]

by Nov 15, 2013 25 comments Appearances
End of Life Care: Irish Hospice Foundation in NYC

End of Life Care: Irish Hospice Foundation in NYC

When you really want to understand something, go to the original source. Yesterday (November 13), Twitter was all aflutter with news that Gabriel Byrne slammed end-of-life facilities in Ireland. Wait. He seeks change to end-of-life care in Ireland. Hang on. He is pleading to improve the experience of the dying […]

by Nov 14, 2013 1 comment Causes & Charity
CAPITAL: The Reviews Are In!

CAPITAL: The Reviews Are In!

Capital (Le Capital), the latest work by legendary director Costa-Gavras, opened in New York theaters on October 25 and gained a wider release in the US on November 1. The reviews are beginning to come in now and they are spread pretty evenly between positive and negative response (Rotten Tomatoes). […]

by Nov 4, 2013 3 comments Feature Films
Le Temps/Just A Sigh: An International Love Affair!

Le Temps/Just A Sigh: An International Love Affair!

Le temps de l’aventure/Just A Sigh made quite a splash at film festivals here in the US in October! On October 18, the Chicago International Film Festival honored Jérôme Bonnell with the Silver Hugo for Best Director “for the sensitive manner with which the director revisits the tropes of the […]

by Nov 2, 2013 2 comments Feature Films
Happy Byrne-ing Halloween!

Happy Byrne-ing Halloween!

And what better way to spend this spooky night than sitting at home (preferably alone–being alone is so much spookier than being at a party or on a date with someone who might be able to protect you!), drinking a little of whatever scares you the most, with the lights […]

by Oct 27, 2013 7 comments Media