It’s Time for AN L. A. MINUTE

Gabriel Byrne and Kiersey Clemons both had a great June! Gabriel plays the stalwart dad in horror smash hit Hereditary, which scared the pants off of film-goers in the US and the UK, while Kiersey’s new family drama Hearts Beat Loud is a “charming and multilayered tale” in which it […]

HEREDITARY Review Roundup!

Like Mr. Byrne here, I have been thinking about this film a lot, hoping to see it sometime soon, and wondering how people will respond to it, to the story, to the actors. To the scariness! There has been a very, shall we say, DIVERSE array of opinions expressed on […]

HEREDITARY is HERE!

Gabriel Byrne is looking a bit unsettled above, is he not? We know why! Hereditary opens in US theaters IN ONE WEEK on Friday, June 8, and in UK and Irish theaters on June 15. This will be the last posting about the film until some time has passed, and […]

Are You Ready? HEREDITARY Is Almost Here!

You’re not ready?! I’m not, either. This new film of Gabriel’s is going to be a challenge for us, fellow Byrneholics, but read on and perhaps we can prepare ourselves for his first foray into real horror! Yikes! Be strong. He needs us. wink Tons of new stuff is out […]

HEREDITARY: New Trailer and More!–Updated

April 26 Ari Aster, writer and director of the film, talks about his influences and his experience premiering Hereditary at Sundance Film Festival, in this article from the LA Times: Major influences: “As far as the camera, I was thinking about [Stanley] Kubrick and ‘The Shining’ and I was thinking […]

Hereditary: Closing Night Film at The Overlook!

You remember the Overlook Hotel, don’t you? Does the image below help you recall a troubled writer and his family, trapped there for a long and increasingly terrifying winter? Yes? A t-shirt logo for Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece, The Shining Taking its name in homage to that film, The Overlook Film […]