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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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). […]