Posts Tagged ‘John Crowley’

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
John Crowley the Bookworm

Celebrated Irish director John Crowley just can’t get enough of quality literature – and his latest project is based on a book by a Belfast writer. Crowley earned himself and his cast a trip to the Oscars for turning Colm Tóibín’s celebrated novel Brooklyn into a wonderful film, starring Saoirse Ronan. Crowley is currently workingRead more..

John F. Crowley

John Crowley is the chairman and CEO of Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. John’s involvement with biotechnology stems from the 1998 diagnosis of two of his children, Megan and Patrick, with Pompe disease – an often-fatal neuromuscular disorder. In his drive to find a cure for his children, he left his position at Bristol-Myers Squibb and becameRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
John Crowley to Direct Goldfinch Adaptation

John Crowley is staying literary, but going bigger. After directing the Oscar-nominated Irish immigrant saga Brooklyn, Crowley was the toast of Ireland’s movie scene. The movie – starring Saoirse Ronan as an Irish immigrant in 1950s New York, based on the moving novel by Colm Tóibín – was a hit with critics and audiences alike.Read more..