Fan Review: EXCALIBUR–Behind the Movie

A note from Stella: Jeremy Wiley has been a big fan of John Boorman’s epic fantasy, Excalibur, since he was a youngster, hunting down VHS and laserdisc versions of the film and collecting posters and photos along the way. Fast forward to the present and you just know that we […]

Filming: DEATH OF A LADIES’ MAN

May 16 Update Filming has moved to Eastern Ontario now and Brian Gleeson has joined the team! Brian Gleeson will play the father of Gabriel’s character. Hmmm. How will THAT work? We must wait and see! wink May 7 Production continues in Montreal on this Leonard Cohen-inspired film, despite reported […]

Now Filming: DEATH OF A LADIES’ MAN

As these things often do, it all began with a tweet. Just saw Gabriel Byrne having a drink in Terminal B at LaGuardia pic.twitter.com/oNXnsbKxxG — Andy Butler (@andycbutler) April 10, 2019 So, back from the UK and now headed off to–where? Mystery solved. From Roberto Pesut: “When you least expected, […]

A brilliant puzzle of a film: The End of Violence

It is probably true that Wim Wenders will always be remembered for his incandescent and touching German film Wings of Desire, and we were reminded of this fact recently upon hearing of the death of its luminous star, Bruno Ganz. However, Wenders made movies in the United States that are […]

Recalled to Life: EMOTIONAL ARITHMETIC

The Emotional Arithmetic Mega Movie Page went live during the holidays back in 2013. I did not publish a posting about it then, choosing only to mention it briefly in a Byrne-ing News that was full of holiday updates and wallpapers. This film deserves better. I respect Emotional Arithmetic. And […]

A St. Patrick’s Day Adventure

We can’t all visit Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day, though we might yearn to make that trip. And having Gabriel Byrne as our guide would be magical, would it not? So, the next best thing? Go there virtually! These three Gabriel Byrne films are on our annual Wearing of the […]