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 […]

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 […]

Recalled to Life: EMOTIONAL ARITHMETIC

The Emotional Arithmetic Mega Movie Page went live during the holidays back in 2013. I did not publish a posting about it then, choosing only to mention it briefly in a Byrne-ing News that was full of holiday updates and wallpapers. This film deserves better. I respect Emotional Arithmetic. And […]

We Give Thanks

Thanksgiving is a peculiarly North American holiday. I know they celebrate in Canada (see Angelle’s comment below for more history on this) and I assume they have some of the same traditions that we have in the US: food, family, and fun! Oh, and a side helping of dysfunctional family […]

Byrne-ing Up the Screen for Valentine’s Day!

How do you spend Valentine’s Day? A little champagne with your significant other? Swanky dinner out on the town? Wine and heart-shaped cookies by the fire? Chocolates? Flowers? Diamonds? wink May we recommend all of the above PLUS a Byrne-ing hot Romantic film? Gabriel Byrne has made, it turns out, […]

The Byrne-ing News, December 2013 Edition

Happy New Year, Everyone! Below you will find a recap of all of the Byrne-ing News for December, including a holiday appearance by Mr. Byrne, film and TV series news, and a new Mega Movie Page. On a personal note: I will be moving into my new house over the […]