The Byrne-ing News, July 2013 Edition

It is summer! One might think that things would slow down a bit in the world of Byrne, but no. Things are hopping! Mr. Byrne himself appears to be in Ireland taking a bit of a very well-deserved vacation. Here you see him arriving at The Bord Gais Energy Theatre […]

The Byrne-ing News, May 2013 Edition–UPDATED May 17

UPDATED May 17 As many of you know, I have a love-hate relationship with Vikings, the History Channel series written by Michael Hirst. Oh, this relationship has nothing to do with the series itself or its writer, both of which are very good. However, I stopped tweeting about the show […]

“I, Anna”: Two Souls Lost in a Brutalist World

Please note: there are many spoilers for this film in the following essay. If you have not seen I, Anna, then perhaps you should wait until you have seen it before reading further. If, on the the other hand, you are not very interested in seeing this film, you might […]

Irish Premiere of “Dreaming The Quiet Man”

UPDATED June 19: RTÉ TEN gets it right: “…Sé Merry Doyle’s Gabriel Byrne-narrated documentary…” Feeling better now. [Please note: this review no longer exists at the RTÉ website] This is a wonderful review by Harry Guerin with the bonus of his video interview with the director, Sé Merry Doyle–a must […]

In Treatment Season 3 on DVD!

Updated October 4: DVDTalk has a great review of the new DVD, including an in-depth overview of the series itself, as well as technical analysis (transfer is perfect, sound is flawless, and there are NO extras–all pretty much as expected). Christopher McQuain is the reviewer. He appreciates all three seasons […]

In Treatment Season Three DVD On The Way

Finally! Amazon is now listing the DVD of Season Three of In Treatment as available in the United States on October 4, 2011. Almost a year after the third season debuted, you will be able to load those intense sessions into your DVD player and return to Dr. Weston’s office […]