Byrne the Screen for Halloween!

It’s that time again: Happy Byrne-ing Halloween! My tradition for All Hallow’s Eve for the past few years: I get comfortable in the dark with popcorn, miniature Snickers bars, a glass of Dark and Stormy Night punch, and Stigmata on my television screen. If I start early enough, I usually watch […]

Byrne-ing Up the Screen for Valentine’s Day!

How do you spend Valentine’s Day? A little champagne with your significant other? Swanky dinner out on the town? Wine and heart-shaped cookies by the fire? Chocolates? Flowers? Diamonds? wink May we recommend all of the above PLUS a Byrne-ing hot Romantic film? Gabriel Byrne has made, it turns out, […]

Oh The Horror! The Genre Roles of Gabriel Byrne

Serious actors don’t do genre films. What does that mean? Well, generally speaking, genre films–science fiction, mystery, crime, and most importantly, horror–are not considered serious works and so serious actors don’t take roles in these kinds of films. This is not really true any longer. These days, there are many […]

A Byrne-ing Halloween

What!? You are not attending a Halloween party? No bobbing for apples and throwing back orange and black Jello shots? Not turning on your front porch light so you can hand out Snickers bars to the neighborhood kids dressed as skeletons, princesses, and Superman? Too afraid to go to the […]

The Real Miracle: Stigmata

“The real miracle is that anyone believes anything.”–Father Andrew Kiernan in Stigmata Doves. Candles. Shattering glass. Flowers. Dripping water. The hyper-realistic sound of metal breaking through flesh to hit wood. And blood. Pooling around gashes, sliding down cheeks, flying through the  air in violent droplets, floating on bathwater before finally […]