Column, Movie Diary

I’m a believer

By Dom Cioffi Many, many years ago, I was ushered into the Christian faith as an altar boy at my local church. It was a rite of passage along with catechism classes and Sunday services. I started out carrying ritualistic […]

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Column, Movie Diary

Best in show

By Dom Cioffi Marilu Henner is an American actress with a career spanning over 45 years in motion pictures and television. Her most notable role was that of Elaine Nardo on the hit television series “Taxi,” where she starred alongside […]

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Column, Movie Diary

Holding your breath

On Aug. 5, 2010, no one could turn away from the events unfolding in the Atacama Desert on the outskirts of Chile. As the world watched, rescue teams were readying their specially designed capsule for a half-mile descent into the […]

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Column, Movie Diary

Cult of personality

By Dom Cioffi While I didn’t realize it at the time, on a warm summer day in 1984, the seeds of a lifelong cult worship were irrevocably sown. I was visiting a neighborhood friend when he mentioned that his parents […]

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Column, Movie Diary

Airing things out

By Dom Cioffi Music has the uncanny ability to transport us back in time. For example, just the other day, Thin Lizzy’s “The Boys are Back in Town” came on the radio and I was immediately jettisoned back to my […]

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