The Byrne-ing News, March 2019 Edition

March has arrived in a rather lamb-like manner, with our peripatetic Irishman averting fictional alien disasters in the south of England, while enjoying visiting the various towns in which he is filming. Things will rev up, no doubt, as Spring progresses and another new project–Death of a Ladie’s Man–begins. So, […]

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 […]

THE KEEP Documentary Needs Your Help!

A World War II Fairytale: The Making of Michael Mann’s The Keep is a new documentary about a film that has now achieved cult status among fans. One of Gabriel Byrne’s first films, The Keep was released in 1983 and also starred Ian McKellen, Jürgen Prochnow, Scott Glenn, and Alberta […]

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 […]

The Byrne-ing News, April 2011 Edition

The AIA Gala Mr. Byrne hosts the Archaeological Institute of America’s Annual Gala Tuesday, April 26, at Capitale in New York City. This Imagine Ireland event includes a Contemporary Gaelic Feast (yum!) and Irish poetry, dance, and spirits. We will share any pictures of this event that come our way! […]