Columbia Valley Splendor

I had an odd epiphany tonight. Danielle and I went to see the film 'Argo', and I enjoyed it immensely. Even though I knew how the movie would turn out, I was still riveted by the tale of the great escape of the 6 American Embassy employees during the Iranian hostage crisis of 1979-80. This was solid film making by Ben Affleck and company. The story was suspenseful, the characters nuanced, the pacing was perfect and the attention to detail was omnipresent. So even though the film had a lot of hype to live up to, it was masterfully executed. I was literally cheering, tears welling up in my eyes when the credits were rolling.

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