MANIAC: Review Round-up

Gabriel Byrne continues to seek out creative, inventive, unusual projects–and Maniac certainly fits the bill! The synopsis at Netflix gives us the outline for this story: “Two strangers are drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial that will, they’re assured, with no complications or side-effects whatsoever, solve all of their problems, […]

HEREDITARY Review Roundup!

Like Mr. Byrne here, I have been thinking about this film a lot, hoping to see it sometime soon, and wondering how people will respond to it, to the story, to the actors. To the scariness! There has been a very, shall we say, DIVERSE array of opinions expressed on […]

HEREDITARY is HERE!

Gabriel Byrne is looking a bit unsettled above, is he not? We know why! Hereditary opens in US theaters IN ONE WEEK on Friday, June 8, and in UK and Irish theaters on June 15. This will be the last posting about the film until some time has passed, and […]

CARRIE PILBY: The Reviews Are In!

One of the wonderful things about Gabriel Byrne’s new film, Carrie Pilby, is that he plays a supporting role in a film created by women. If you read my Women’s History Month posting, then you know Carrie Pilby is written (both the original book and the screenplay), directed, and produced […]

LIES WE TELL: Early Reviews and New Pics!

A film by first-time director Mitu Misra, Lies We Tell has a May 2017 premiere scheduled at the Cannes Film Festival. Some reviewers have already seen it, however, and here are excerpts from these early reviews, plus new pics, all provided by Film Festivals.com! Please note: Links to the reviews […]

NO PAY, NUDITY: The Reviews!

No Pay, Nudity opened in Los Angeles last night and the reviews are now coming in! The consensus is: Gabriel Byrne Shines! The film stars Gabriel Byrne, Nathan Lane, Frances Conroy, Boyd Gaines, Donna Murphy, and J. Smith-Cameron. It is directed by Broadway veteran Lee Wilkof, with a script by […]