Posts Tagged ‘Irish Entertainment’

Irish Eye on Hollywood

FROM AILES TO POWER Academy Award winner Russell Crowe was most recently seen on the Showtime political drama The Loudest Voice, about TV kingmaker Roger Ailes and the rise of Fox News. Now, instead of a character who enrages American Democrats, Crowe is headed home to play an Irishman who enrages Australian authorities. Crowe is slatedRead more..

So Graham Norton!

Flamboyant Irish comedian Graham Norton, one of British television’s most well known and in-demand television personalities, is gaining a devoted fan following among American viewers. The Dublin-born Norton’s program So Graham Norton is now airing six nights a week on the BBC America. Recently Norton was taping his show in New York City and said,Read more..

Straight to the Heart

The Grand Dame of the Big Band era is still moving hearts. ℘℘℘ The houselights in the expensive supper club on New York’s East Side slowly began to dim one evening last spring and conversation, which had given the room a friendly buzz, also began to fade. Through a door at the end of theRead more..

Liam: The Shock
of Recognition

Los Angeles Times film reviewer Kenneth Turan wryly observed that Liam, director Stephen Frears’s British film about an Irish family in 1930s Liverpool, “does a better job of re-creating the ambience of Frank McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes than that film did.” Avoiding the dramatic and visual monotony that makes Alan Parker’s 1999 film of Angela’s AshesRead more..

Videos of Interest

In March of this year, when all of New York was thinking green, The Irish Tenors held a concert to honor those who set their hearts on the red, white, and blue. The live “Ellis Island” concert was held in the Registry Hall of the main building where 15-year-old Irish citizen Annie Moore was theRead more..

The Madigan Men on ABC

If you missed Irish actor Gabriel Byrne’s critically acclaimed performance in Eugene O’Neill’s A Moon for the Misbegotten on Broadway last spring, take heart, soon you’ll be able to catch him on a TV near you. This October he’ll be starring in the new ABC sitcom The Madigan Men, about a divorced Irish architect livingRead more..

Hibernia: Flatley on Film

Never one to shy away from publicity, Michael Flatley won some laughs at this year’s Cannes Film Festival when he joked about potential titles for an upcoming movie he’s working on. Flatley has teamed up with scriptwriter Shane Connaughton, who won an Oscar for My Left Foot, and jokes that they “were thinking of callingRead more..