Little Women, Then and Now

There is a new film of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved book, Little Women, out now, just in time for the holidays! Early buzz is very positive: it’s a triumph, according to most fans, and a very good version of this classic story, according to most critics. And that’s wonderful! After […]

War of the Worlds: New Trailer and More!

European audiences are already experiencing this new take on the H. G. Wells story. American viewers will wait until February 2020 to see it. Now Australia gives us an extended trailer as a tease until they are overtaken by the alien menace. It is much longer than anything else we’ve […]

Giving Thanks

In the USA, this week is a time for gathering with family and friends, eating too much home-made food, watching football (American football, that is!), arguing about politics, and–most of all–giving thanks. One thing Byrneholics have for which to be very thankful is a plateful of new Gabriel Byrne projects […]

Celebrating “End of Days”!

Quick! Before we start celebrating “The Holidays,” let’s celebrate some fictional End Times, shall we? Break out the champagne and popcorn, because November 24 is the 20th anniversary of End of Days, Gabriel Byrne’s foray into mischief-making, mayhem, and devilry! Ordinarily, I would now present you with glowing reviews and […]

Oíche mhaith, Niall Tóibín

Stage actor. Screen actor. Comedian. Star of one-man shows. Raconteur. Always unforgettable, Niall Tóibín has died in Dublin, just a few days short of his 90th birthday. The Irish press on his passing: The Irish Times: TRIBUTES paid to actor and comedian Niall Tóibín, who died aged 89. Stage and […]

War of the Worlds: More Interviews, Part 3

The trailer here is not new, but this is the Italian version. How could I not share the Italian Gabriel Byrne with you!? heart You will either be happy or sad to hear this might be the last translated interviews posting. It is a bit lighter in tone than the […]