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, […]

WAR OF THE WORLDS Season 2 in Canada this October!

I will not gloat because here in the USA we are about to see the finale of Season Two of War of the Worlds on Sunday! This has been a spellbinding season: bleak as ever, and darker too, with more human violence and even more emotion. The complications hinted at […]

Canadian Homecoming: DEATH OF A LADIES’ MAN

Coming to Crave in August is Gabriel Byrne’s most recent film, Death of a Ladies’ Man, written and directed by Canadian Matt Bissonnette and returning home after a grand run at the Galway Film Fleadh. My research, which mostly involves getting lovely tweets from My Pal Sammy, who writes extensively […]

DEATH OF A LADIES’ MAN: Canadian Reviews

The Canadian press has been enthusiastic and full of praise for Gabriel’s new film. After all, Leonard Cohen is an icon in Montreal, where much of the movie was filmed, and Matt Bissonnette is a home-grown Canadian director. One might think Canadian journalists would be predisposed to simply say “Home […]

DEATH OF A LADIES’ MAN in Canada

March 12 Update Matt Bissonnette, the writer/director of the film, tells us via Instagram that Death of a Ladies’ Man will not be available in the USA until this summer or fall. March 10 Everyone says: Death of a Ladies’ Man is in select theaters and on Digital & VOD […]

Coming in March: DEATH OF A LADIES’ MAN!

According to producer Corey Marr, Gabriel’s new film, Death of a Ladies’ Man, written and directed by Matt Bissonnette, co-starring Jessica ParĂ© and Brian Gleeson, and with music by Leonard Cohen, will be available in theaters and streaming services beginning March 12! I am not sure if this premiere is […]