Saying Goodbye to Albert Finney

Albert Finney was a star from the moment he exploded on the screen in 1960, in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning. There was no question. He was versatile, talented, and magnetic–everything a star must be. He lit up the screen for five decades, in everything from Tom Jones to Under […]

The Byrne-ing News, April 2018 Edition

Happy Spring! Here is more Byrne-ing News for you: mostly updates on film projects, with a few special items, too. Read to the end for a late-breaking treat. You won’t be sorry! wink Now Playing Into the Night Into The Night: Portraits of Life and Death premiered on PBS in […]

The Byrne-ing News, October 2017 Edition

Gabriel Byrne is always in the news. In addition to new films and TV series (he’s making something new in New York City right now!) heading our way very soon–Lies We Tell, Mad To Be Normal, An L. A. Minute, In The Cloud–you can find him celebrating another Spirit of Ireland […]

The Byrne-ing News, September 2016 Edition

It’s Fall. It is almost Fall. Autumn approaches. Well, maybe not, weather-wise, but there is a crisp feel to the air in the world of Byrne this September! Carrie Pilby in Toronto Twitter is a very handy tool for following an event you cannot attend. The premiere and subsequent screenings […]

Here’s the Rumpus! “Miller’s Crossing” on Blu-Ray

Arriving August 30 in the United States, the Blu-Ray transfer of the Coen Brothers’ classic has tons of features and promises the best viewing experience of all home media versions. The DVD Beaver has an extensive overview of this release. All video-and-audiophiles should immediately jump over and read his observations. […]

A handsome movie about men in hats: Miller’s Crossing

Verna: Shouldn’t you be doing your job? Tom Reagan: Intimidating helpless women is my job. Verna: Then go find one, and intimidate her. It is the writing that first grabs you as the whiskey-soaked and beautifully lit world of Miller’s Crossing takes shape on the screen. Then the interiors, particularly […]