The Byrne-ing News, December 2019

We Byrneholics are such an international group. Some of us are freezing our tushes off in icy winter weather while others are enjoying–or perhaps enduring is more appropriate–a long, hot summer. There are probably a few of us experiencing fall and/or spring as well, given how far-flung we are across […]

LOST GIRLS premieres at Sundance!

Sundance Film Festival runs January 23 – February 2, 2020 in Park City, Utah. This year’s list of exciting premieres includes Gabriel’s new film, Lost Girls, the narrative feature debut by director Liz Garbus, whose Oscar-nominated documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? highlighted the artist’s profound engagement with the civil rights […]

War of the Worlds: New Trailer and More!

European audiences are already experiencing this new take on the H. G. Wells story. American viewers will wait until February 2020 to see it. Now Australia gives us an extended trailer as a tease until they are overtaken by the alien menace. It is much longer than anything else we’ve […]

Giving Thanks

In the USA, this week is a time for gathering with family and friends, eating too much home-made food, watching football (American football, that is!), arguing about politics, and–most of all–giving thanks. One thing Byrneholics have for which to be very thankful is a plateful of new Gabriel Byrne projects […]

EPIX Brings WAR OF THE WORLDS to the USA!

It’s official. There will be War of the Worlds in America in February! Thanks to premium channel EPIX, Gabriel Byrne’s new series, a reinterpretation of the H. G. Wells classic tale, will premiere in the United States on Februrary 16, 2020. Lots of news outlets broke the story yesterday. I […]

Celebrating “End of Days”!

Quick! Before we start celebrating “The Holidays,” let’s celebrate some fictional End Times, shall we? Break out the champagne and popcorn, because November 24 is the 20th anniversary of End of Days, Gabriel Byrne’s foray into mischief-making, mayhem, and devilry! Ordinarily, I would now present you with glowing reviews and […]