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“Violets are Blue…” : The New Yorker Speakeasy

According to Time Out New York, here is what we learned from Gabriel Byrne at last night’s New Yorker Speakeasy: When actor Gabriel Byrne was 18, he wrote a valentine (two, actually) to a girl in his class with the shiniest hair and the shortest miniskirts. It went something like, […]

An Actor With A Lot On His Mind: Interview at IrishTimes.Com

In an extended and illuminating interview with Belinda McKeon, Gabriel Byrne talks about how he views America, how Americans view Ireland, and why he didn’t own a television until recently. Ms. McKeon gives us a glimpse of Gabriel’s home and his heart; she also brings us up-to-date on what he has been doing […]

UPDATED: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Mr. Byrne!

From The New Yorker: …Inspired by the magazine’s Prohibition-era column “Speakeasy Nights”, these cabaret-style evenings will feature readings, talks, live music, and other diversions; good fun in hard times. Our first Speakeasy will be called “Love Is Strange” (which it is) and will be hosted by The New Yorker’s fiction […]

In Treatment hits another Top 10 for 2008 List

Tony Dayoub over at Cinema Viewfinder has complied his “Best of 2008: The 10 Best Films of the Year”. And guess what he includes in this list of great films, which starts with Che, runs through Elegy and Gran Torino, and concludes with Wall-E? Yeah, you guessed it: In Treatment. […]