Death of a Ladies’ Man: An Update

The official selection at Cannes 2020 was just recently announced, so that festival is going on in spite of the pandemic, world unrest, and other global turmoils. And that’s a good thing! We need films and stories now more than ever, don’t we? Celluloid Dreams, the French film production and […]

Now Streaming! EXCALIBUR: Behind the Movie

It’s finally happened! Excalibur: Behind the Movie is streaming! With loads of background details, archival footage, scenes from the film itself, and new interviews with cast members, including Gabriel Byrne, Helen Mirren, Patrick Stewart, Liam Neeson, Nigel Terry, and of course, the director himself, John Boorman, this documentary gives you […]

The Virtual Great Famine Voices Roadshow Starts Now!

The award-winning documentary, Ireland’s Great Hunger and the Irish Diaspora, narrated by Gabriel Byrne, is the first offering in this series of online programs available to view at home, where we are all self-isolating and doing our best to “flatten the curve,” yes? This virtual roadshow is a response to […]

Lost Girls Premieres on Netflix!

Friday, March 13. Uh oh. Not an auspicious date for your film to drop on Netflix, streaming to the millions of screens that are out there thirsting for new content as the world faces a possible pandemic . . . But then luck is not really a character in Lost […]

Saying Goodbye to Max von Sydow

Directors loved him, of course. His legendary collaboration with Ingmar Bergman seems impossible now. How could two artists work together so diligently and beautifully over the years to bring such dark and troubled stories to life? Max von Sydow was drawn to the “dark and troubled stories” early in his […]

Pick Up Every Stitch: MAD TO BE NORMAL

One of the reasons I enjoy following Gabriel Byrne’s career is because I never know what he is going to do next. He moves fluidly and effortlessly from comedy to action to drama and all stops in between, sometimes in the same project! I have always thought that, if you […]