Happy Byrne-ing New Year!

Goodbye, 2020! Enough of you already! We are ready for a different kind of Byrne. A Gabriel kind of Byrne. I say this as domestic terrorists are storming my country’s capitol, in the midst of a raging and virulent pandemic, turning over desks and scattering papers and wreaking their particular […]

The Byrne-ing News, December 2020 Edition

Happy Holidays to you and welcome to this December edition of the Byrne-ing News, where you will be overwhelmed by the vast array of projects and activities Gabriel has been focused on lately! Seriously. Overwhelmed. Books. TV Series. Movies. Interviews. Zoom sessions. The man does not stop. We hope he […]

30 Years Later: Miller’s Crossing

Gabriel Byrne’s entry in film critic David Thomson’s The New Biographical Dictionary of Film, Expanded and Updated, published in 2004, includes this aside: Somehow, I always have the urge to reach out and tickle Gabriel Byrne. I think it’s because his uncommon aura of gloom and sadness seems so complete […]

The Byrne-ing News, May 2020 Edition

So, that was some Gabriel Birthday Celebration, wasn’t it?! Thanks again to all the fans, past and present, who participated. It was a very special birthday, after all, and I’ve learned to pay attention to those milestones as they come shooting past, faster than time, and gone before you can […]

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 […]