Category Archives: The Movie Diary

The Movie Diary
January 24, 2018

The ties that bind

By Dom Cioffi The cold weather gripping the country has put a damper on a lot of people’s fun – including my son. Because of this, we allowed him to have…

The Movie Diary
January 3, 2018

Looking to the stars

By Dom Cioffi The first “Star Wars” film came out in May of 1977. I was 11 years old and a typical wide-eyed youth. I remember going to see the…

The Movie Diary
December 15, 2017

A disaster waiting to happen

By Dom Cioffi Throughout my high school years, there was one kid who stood out for his brains. Appropriately, his name was Eugene (although he would throw a fit if…

The Movie Diary
December 7, 2017

Drumming up some talent

By Dom Cioffi One day, just before Christmas a couple years ago, my brother-in-law pulled me aside to ask a question. He walked me into a spare room and pointed…

The Movie Diary
November 8, 2017

Music to my ears

By Dom Cioffi We just made the giant step of purchasing a desk and chair set for our son’s bedroom. And I already regret it. Up until recently, my son…

The Movie Diary
October 11, 2017

Spotting a winner

By Dom Cioffi A few months ago, one of my coworkers was in my office to discuss an upcoming project. In the middle of our conversation, the internet radio I…

The Movie Diary
September 6, 2017

Whatever it takes

By Dom Cioffi Years ago, I spent the summer break in between my sophomore and junior years of college living in Cape Cod with several friends. The idea was to…

The Movie Diary
August 31, 2017

Digging in

By Dom Cioffi I want to believe this chapter of my life is over. On Friday of last week, I traveled to Jacksonville, Fla., for another check-up concerning my cancer battle….

The Movie Diary
August 23, 2017

As luck would have it

By Dom Cioffi Ever since my first major rock concert in high school, I have been a fan of live music productions. It didn’t matter if it was a local…

The Movie Diary
August 16, 2017

Movie Diary – Drawing on friends

By Dom Cioffi The Internet destroyed many industries during its meteoric rise in the late 90s and early 2000s. One of its most devastated victims was the Christmas card. For…