Moviegoing as Memoir: A Review of Tara Ison’s REELING THROUGH LIFE

by Risa Nye

Tara Ison’s book, to borrow a line from Jerry Maguire (1996), had me at hello. Before I even looked at the first page of Reeling Through Life (via Amazon or IndieBound,) I imagined the dulcet, breathy voice of the late Don LaFontaine, inviting me into “a world”where watching movies is a way of “inhabiting other realities, other lives.” Continue reading