The Byrne-ing News, November 2021 Edition, Part 2

The Newest News Dance First, a film about Samuel Beckett One of my favorite online literary haunts is Lithub. It is like a cozy but very busy bookstore, full of smart and pleasant people who are happy to tell you what to read, what not to read (unless you really, […]

MILLER’S CROSSING: New Criterion Blu-Ray — Updated!

November 19 Update Writer and film-maker Megan Abbott shared this on Twitter today: You can find out more about Megan Abbott at her website. She has published a ton of award-winning novels and is currently co-creator, executive producer and show-runner of Dare Me, based upon her novel, for the USA […]

Spirit of Ireland Gala 2021!

The day has come at last! After years of planning, development, and capital campaigning, the new Irish Arts Center is ready to open its doors! Last year’s Gala was very special: a virtual celebration open to all, with a wide array of guest performances and words of wisdom from several […]

New! DANCE FIRST, a film about Samuel Beckett

Variety brought us the great news: Production, finance and sales outfit Film Constellation is launching pre-sales on upcoming Samuel Beckett biopic “Dance First,” to be directed by James Marsh and to star Gabriel Byrne. Marsh won an Academy Award for best documentary feature in 2009 with “Man on Wire,” and […]

The Byrne-ing News, November 2021 Edition

So! Did you eat too much Halloween candy? Stay up too late watching Hereditary? Fall asleep waiting for Trick-or-Treaters who never knocked on your door? Whatever your All Hallows’ Eve experiences, it is now November and the Race to the Holidays has begun! The always-moving-at-light-speed Mr. Gabriel Byrne is . […]

A Halloween Retro-Byrne!

Two of Gabriel Byrne’s “scary” films have been in the news lately, so we will walk down Spooky Memory Lane and take another look at them. If we dare! To get you in the proper Halloween spirit, I created a template for Byrne-ing Halloween Postings, honed over the years to […]