The Movie Diary

What a drag it is…

By Dom Cioffi In retrospect, I should have warned my son about the “scene” he was walking into. But then again, sometimes it’s better to let life unfold and talk about it later. I could see his eyes widen as […]

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The Movie Diary

Beautiful loser

By Dom Cioffi I received two premiere tickets to see an NFL game this past weekend. They were given to me free of charge along with an incredibly convenient parking pass located right next to the stadium. The plan was […]

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The Movie Diary

Movie Diary: Tearing down the wall 

By Dom Cioffi Günther Schabowski has died. While that news will undoubtedly leave most Americans wrestling with questions of why they should even care, for millions of people in Germany, he represents an epic paradigm shift in their history. East Germany (as you’ll […]

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The Movie Diary

The Iceman cometh

By Dom Cioffi This is the time of year when the outside temperatures begin to drop to uncomfortable levels, meaning extra care must be taken so life doesn’t get too distressing. Anytime the thermometer settles below the 32-degree mark, you […]

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The Movie Diary

Steady as she goes

By Dom Cioffi Several months ago, after finding my son and his two friends indoors playing video games, I demanded that they exit the house. It was a beautiful summer day and they were wasting it staring into a television […]

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The Movie Diary

Carry on my wayward son

By Dom Cioffi On Feb. 11, 2013, in speech before the most important cardinals in the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI stunned the world by becoming the first pontiff to resign the papal leadership position in nearly 600 years. There […]

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