Category Archives: Film

Documentary: New York Tumble – Gary Jermyn – Made in Manhattan

‘The Man who saved With or Without You’. That’s how Bono describes Gavin in “New York Tumble” a new documentary to be aired on RTE TV in Ireland. Film maker Gary Jermyn filmed Bono, Gavin and Guggi in New York in 2001, talking about their friendship. It features interviews with celebrities such as The Edge,…

Gavin Friday and Hal Willner score Abel Ferrara movie

Gavin Friday has teamed up with producer Hal Willner to create the score for ‘Chelsea on the Rocks‘, a new movie by director Abel Ferrera (Bad Lieutenant, King of New York). Willner and Friday recorded the score as a live improvisation to the picture over two days in Manhattan earlier this month. Musicians included Tony…

Breakfast in Berlin

Breakfast on Pluto will be screened at the Berlin film festival on February 11th. Complete list of screenings: Sat, Feb 11 21:30 Zoo Palast 1 Sun, Feb 12 10:30 CinemaxX 7 Sun, Feb 19 17:00 International You can download a nice pdf flyer about the film on the festival website.

Gavin Friday contributes to Scott Walker tribute film

Verve pictures are releasing Stephen Kijak’s ‘Scott Walker – 30 Century Man’ in April of this year, featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of the making of Walker’s latest album ‘The Drift’, as well as interviews with friends, collaborators, and fans including, among others: David Bowie, Radiohead, Jarvis Cocker, Brian Eno, Damon Albarn, Neil Hannon, Alison Goldfrapp,…

Breakfast on Pluto: ‘All is forgiven’

Self confessed ‘book slut’ Jessa Crispin writes about the book to film adaptation of Breakfast on Pluto on her weblog. She is ‘disturbed’ by the changing of Cillian Murphy’s character from Pussy to Kitty, but: ‘All is forgiven, however, for the casting of super dreamy Gavin Friday.’ If you missed Gav’s super dreamy performance in…

Neil Jordan on Gavin Friday

The Breakfast on Pluto director talks to GreenCine about his work and mentions Gavin: “I knew Gavin was a great singer but I didn’t know that he could act. I brought him in. I did my little video test. I got right in my video camera, ‘Act, okay, let’s try it this way.’ In a…

Sony Pictures announces Breakfast on Pluto DVD

From MoviesOnline: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has officially announced the 2005 dramedy “Breakfast on Pluto”, which stars Liam Neeson, Stephen Rea, Brendan Gleeson and Cillian Murphy. The film will be presented in 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen, along with an English Dolby Digital 5.1 track. Extras include an audio commentary, behind the scenes featurette and more. The…

Cillian Murphy: ‘He just… eats it up, you know…’

Cillian Murphy was interviewed on the Ian Dempsey show: Ian: And they’re all completely different, and they’re powerful performances… and Gavin Friday as well… I didn’t know he could act. Cillian: He certainly can. Ian: He’s a man for the future, I think. Cillian: Big time. He was in Disco Pigs, actually, had a small…