Excalibur: Behind the Movie Now Streaming in the UK!

Just in time for the holidays! You can now stream this documentary, behind-the-scenes look at the making of John Boorman’s iconic film, Excalibur, at Amazon UK. Sign up for a trial at PBS America On Demand to watch it. Cancel the trial before you must pay anything if you like. […]

Now Streaming! EXCALIBUR: Behind the Movie

It’s finally happened! Excalibur: Behind the Movie is streaming! With loads of background details, archival footage, scenes from the film itself, and new interviews with cast members, including Gabriel Byrne, Helen Mirren, Patrick Stewart, Liam Neeson, Nigel Terry, and of course, the director himself, John Boorman, this documentary gives you […]

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 […]

Fan Review: EXCALIBUR–Behind the Movie

A note from Stella: Jeremy Wiley has been a big fan of John Boorman’s epic fantasy, Excalibur, since he was a youngster, hunting down VHS and laserdisc versions of the film and collecting posters and photos along the way. Fast forward to the present and you just know that we […]

The Byrne-ing News, March 2019 Edition

March has arrived in a rather lamb-like manner, with our peripatetic Irishman averting fictional alien disasters in the south of England, while enjoying visiting the various towns in which he is filming. Things will rev up, no doubt, as Spring progresses and another new project–Death of a Ladie’s Man–begins. So, […]

A St. Patrick’s Day Adventure

We can’t all visit Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day, though we might yearn to make that trip. And having Gabriel Byrne as our guide would be magical, would it not? So, the next best thing? Go there virtually! These three Gabriel Byrne films are on our annual Wearing of the […]