Gabriel Byrne

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Monique Roffey: ‘William Golding’s The Inheritors gave me ideas for how I could write a mermaid’
The Costa winner on the James Baldwin novel she most cherishes, devouring Willard Price adventures as a child, and the sex scene she wishes she had written

Monique Roffey

09, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Walking With Ghosts by Gabriel Byrne review – an elegy for Ireland
The celebrated actor brings his youth in Dublin to vivid life in a tender account of how failing as a priest and a plumber led him to Hollywood

Sean O’Hagan

23, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Gabriel Byrne: 'There’s a shame about men speaking out. A sense that if you were abused, it was your fault'
The actor’s autobiography confronts the abuse he experienced at the hands of the church. But he has just as much contempt for Hollywood – and US presidents from Obama to Trump

Catherine Shoard

08, Nov, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Miller's Crossing at 30: the Coen brothers' unknowable gangster drama
Released in the same year as Goodfellas, and disappearing fast as a result, the difficult prohibition-era noir deserves a fresh analysis

Scott Tobias

05, Oct, 2020 @7:27 AM

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Streamadelica: the 30 best box sets to watch before you die
From seminal crime sagas and grim comedies to deep dramas and meta humour, here’s our writers’ guide to the best streamable shows right now

Hannah J Davies, Paul Flynn , Stuart Heritage, Julia Raeside and Jack Seale

26, Jan, 2019 @10:00 AM

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The 50 best films of 2018 in the UK: No 10 – Hereditary
Increasing the sense of impending horror to almost unbearable intensity, Ari Aster’s terrifying debut caused convulsions – without a jump-scare in sight

Peter Bradshaw

10, Dec, 2018 @5:59 AM

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Hereditary review – shock horror? Only up to a point...
Genuine scares give way to generic cliche in Ari Aster’s much garlanded debut feature

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

17, Jun, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Hereditary review – Toni Collette is outstanding in brilliant fear machine
Collette give a terrific, hypnotic performance as a harried mother facing down family evil in Ari Aster’s rivetingly shot horror debut

Peter Bradshaw

01, Jun, 2018 @9:27 AM

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No cape required: your guide to the best alternative films this summer
While the multiplex might be overrun with superheroes, dinosaurs and space cowboys, the season also offers up a set of films untouched by sequelitis

Benjamin Lee

30, May, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Killer kids: why do children make the most magnetic villains?
From the horror classics to TV’s End of the F***ing World and Toni Collette’s new film Hereditary, children are a locus of anxiety during times of upheaval

Zoe Williams

24, Mar, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Lies We Tell review – gangland romance lacks thrills despite its talented cast
Gabriel Byrne is drawn into the dark world of his ex-boss’s girlfriend in a leaden drama hampered by a cheesy score

Peter Bradshaw

02, Feb, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Lies We Tell: how a Bradford double-glazing salesman got Harvey Keitel and Gabriel Byrne to star in his debut film
Mitu Misra had never been on a film set before – so how did he persuade Keitel and Gabriel Byrne to star in the British-Asian drama he wrote and directed?

Stuart Jeffries

01, Feb, 2018 @4:00 PM

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