Crossing the Line with Gabriel Byrne: Videos and Transcriptions

Gabriel Byrne is full of ideas, concerns, observations, considered opinions, and stories. Ever since I became aware of him, back in 1981, he has been so. Every interview, short or long, gives you either glimpses of the depth of his intellectual nature or captures big hunks of philosophical discourse that […]

War of the Worlds, Season Two Finale

Breathless. C’est moi. The final episode of Season Two of Howard Overman’s “grim dark” (I’m stealing this term from a fan of the show on Twitter) homage to the classic story of alien invasion and the human condition by H. G. Wells caught me by surprise and left me truly […]

War of the Worlds, Season Two, Episode 7

The penultimate episode takes us deep into spoiler territory, but I have tried not to reveal too much from this action-and-plot-packed story. Something that we were reasonably sure would happen DID happen, so I don’t think you’ll be too surprised about that. Otherwise, my lips are sealed. Episode 7 brought […]

War of the Worlds, Season 2, Episode 6

First up: new promotional images in honor of the debut of Season 2 of War of the Worlds in the UK! Episode 6 turned out to be a watershed episode, as they say: major stuff happened, the plot took a twist, and we got an unexpected flash back story from […]

War of the Worlds, Season 2, Episode 5

It’s getting complicated now. People are separated. People are looking for each other. People are scared–even the alien people are scared. And people are lying around dead all over the place. Yeah. It’s bad. And complicated. This is what happens when there are global disasters, like pandemics roaring out of […]

War of the Worlds, Season Two, Episode 4

NOW I understand. In a recent interview, Gabriel Byrne noted: The idea of running with a gun in my hand, back and forth, didn’t excite me too much, really,’ says Byrne, who is father to a four-year-old daughter. ‘Just because I don’t want to do that. Being up and down […]