QUIRKE Episode 3: Elegy for April

Who knows when we will have an opportunity to read live tweets about a Gabriel Byrne television series again? This posting is full of reactions to Elegy for April, the last episode of Quirke, my favorite of the three episodes, written by playwright Conor McPherson. He did a masterful job […]

Early Reviews for QUIRKE

Now that the people have responded to Quirke via Twitter, it is time for the critics to have their say! Read to the end for more on the sound issues plaguing the BBC, the Quirke title sequence, and future live-tweeting. Coverage of Quirke here at Byrneholics will continue as the […]

CAPITAL: The Reviews Are In!

Capital (Le Capital), the latest work by legendary director Costa-Gavras, opened in New York theaters on October 25 and gained a wider release in the US on November 1. The reviews are beginning to come in now and they are spread pretty evenly between positive and negative response (Rotten Tomatoes). […]

The Byrne-ing News, October 2013 Edition

Gabriel Byrne has had a very busy Fall! Two of his latest films, Capital and Just A Sigh, are making a splash in the US, with Capital opening in American theaters today, October 25, and Just A Sigh getting an American distributor, as well as headlining at several US film […]

The Byrne-ing News, September 2013 Edition

News about Gabriel’s next TV series and film, the Narrative 4 event, a book review, DVD releases in USA and UK, and updates at the website–it is September and things are hopping as usual! quirke Well, I’ve got nothing. No air date at the BBC. No new articles. Wait. Just […]