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 […]

CARRIE PILBY: Live Your Life

Do some early holiday shopping and grab the Carrie Pilby Mega Movie Page now or read a bit below to discover why this movie is special! Gabriel Byrne takes on a supporting role in a project with the same commitment, emotional investment, and care as he does the lead. It’s […]

THE 33: Miracle in the Atacama Desert

Jump to The 33 Mega Movie Page or read the introduction below. The choice is yours. smile You remember, don’t you? The initial reports of the mine collapse in Chile made news around the world and, at first, it seemed certain it would be yet another mining tragedy. But this […]

Caught in the Crossfire: LIES WE TELL

Jump directly to the Lies We Tell Mega Movie Page or read the introduction below. heart We usually think of Gabriel Byrne on screen as the man in charge, often a teacher or intellectual, sometimes a smart bad guy. Occasionally, he takes on the role of someone challenged by life. […]

A brilliant puzzle of a film: The End of Violence

It is probably true that Wim Wenders will always be remembered for his incandescent and touching German film Wings of Desire, and we were reminded of this fact recently upon hearing of the death of its luminous star, Bruno Ganz. However, Wenders made movies in the United States that are […]

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 […]