It's Movie Time http://wcbe.org en Lucy http://wcbe.org/post/lucy <p>Johansson has another sci-fi winner this summer.</p><p></p><p>Lucy</p><p>Grade: B+</p><p>Director: Luc Besson (La Femme Nikita)</p><p>Screenplay: Besson</p><p>Cast: Scarlett Johansson (Under the Skin), Morgan Freeman (Transcendence)</p><p>Rating: R</p><p>Runtime: 90 min.</p><p>by John DeSando</p><p></p><p><strong>“</strong><a href="http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/f/freddurst432266.html" title="view quote"><strong>That's your best friend and your worst enemy - your own brain</strong>.</a>” Fred Durst</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:31:49 +0000 John DeSando 60147 at http://wcbe.org Lucy It's Movie Time July 25, '14: And So It Goes http://wcbe.org/post/its-movie-time-july-25-14-and-so-it-goes <p>John and Linda struggle to find something laudable about Michael Douglas's romantic comedy.</p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:12:00 +0000 John DeSando & Linda Baas McClelland 59672 at http://wcbe.org It's Movie Time July 25, '14: And So It Goes And So It Goes http://wcbe.org/post/and-so-it-goes-0 <p>A chip off the old-geezers&nbsp;cliches</p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:10:00 +0000 John DeSando 60090 at http://wcbe.org And So It Goes Beyond the Edge http://wcbe.org/post/beyond-edge <p>Beyond the Edge</p><p>Grade: A-</p><p>Director: Leanne Pooley (The Promise)</p><p>Screenplay: Pooley, Matthew Metcalfe (The Ferryman)</p><p>Cast: Chad Moffitt, John Wraight (30 Days of Night)</p><p>Rating: Documentary</p><p>Runtime: 90 min</p><p>by John DeSando</p><p></p><p>“If you cannot understand that there is something in man which responds to the challenge of this mountain and goes out to meet it, that the struggle is the struggle of life itself upward and forever upward, then you won't see why we go.” Edmund Hillary</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:25:06 +0000 John DeSando 59891 at http://wcbe.org Beyond the Edge It's Movie Time July 18, '14: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes http://wcbe.org/post/its-movie-time-july-18-14-dawn-planet-apes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>John and Hope admire Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.</p><p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:59:00 +0000 John DeSando & Hope Madden 59424 at http://wcbe.org It's Movie Time July 18, '14: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes It's Movie Time July 11, '14: Snowpiercer http://wcbe.org/post/its-movie-time-july-11-14-snowpiercer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>John and Wayne find Snowpiercer a blast of cool sci-fi air in a hot summer.</p><p> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 16:28:00 +0000 John DeSando & Wayne Miller 59002 at http://wcbe.org It's Movie Time July 11, '14: Snowpiercer Dawn of the Planet of the Apes http://wcbe.org/post/dawn-planet-apes <p></p><p></p><p>A true blockbuster for the summer, filled with humanity both for humans and apes.</p><p> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 16:16:52 +0000 John DeSando 59391 at http://wcbe.org Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Borgman http://wcbe.org/post/borgman <p>A smart thriller that's also urbane horror.</p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:18:31 +0000 John DeSando 59096 at http://wcbe.org Borgman Snowpiercer http://wcbe.org/post/snowpiercer <p>One of the best science fiction films in years.</p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:15:43 +0000 John DeSando 58978 at http://wcbe.org Snowpiercer Transformers: Age of Extinction http://wcbe.org/post/transformers-age-extinction <p>It's summer: Relax with patented Michael Bay insanity.</p><p> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 16:32:25 +0000 John DeSando 58970 at http://wcbe.org Transformers: Age of Extinction It's Movie Time July 4, '14: Tammy http://wcbe.org/post/its-movie-time-july-4-14-tammy <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>John and Helmut come to terms with the big presence of Melissa McCarthy in Tammy.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:46:04 +0000 John DeSando & Helmut Kremling 58614 at http://wcbe.org It's Movie Time July 4, '14: Tammy Tammy http://wcbe.org/post/tammy <p>A road trip that might work better at home.</p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:49:04 +0000 John DeSando 58738 at http://wcbe.org Tammy It's Movie Time June 27, '14: Jersey Boys http://wcbe.org/post/its-movie-time-june-27-14-jersey-boys <p>John and Judy like the Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons music but not enough of it.</p><p>Film reviewed: Jersey Boys</p><p>by host John DeSando with guest, Judy Hoffman</p><p>It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including LA Press Club, MarCom, Silver Microphone, Communicator, and Hermes Creative honors.</p> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:17:00 +0000 John DeSando & Judy Hoffman 58336 at http://wcbe.org It's Movie Time June 27, '14: Jersey Boys Jersey Boys http://wcbe.org/post/jersey-boys <p>You'll want more of the fab songs, less of the &nbsp;story, but you will enjoy.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:35:31 +0000 John DeSando 58271 at http://wcbe.org Jersey Boys It's Movie Time June 20, '14 Night Moves http://wcbe.org/post/its-movie-time-june-20-14-night-moves <p>Linda and John review an unusual indie about eco-terrorists.</p><p>Film reviewed: Night Moves.</p><p>by host John DeSando with guest, Linda Baas mcClelland.</p><p>It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including LA Press Club, MarCom, Silver Microphone, Communicator, and Hermes Creative honors.</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:32:00 +0000 John DeSando & Linda Baas McClelland 57809 at http://wcbe.org It's Movie Time June 20, '14 Night Moves Palo Alto http://wcbe.org/post/palo-alto <p>Teens in anguish: A credible if not cliched</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>start for one more Coppola.</p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:33:33 +0000 John DeSando 58004 at http://wcbe.org Palo Alto It's Movie Time June 13, '14 Edge of Tomorrow http://wcbe.org/post/its-movie-time-june-13-14-edge-tomorrow <p><span style="line-height: 1.5">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>John and Hope review Tom Cruise's tent pole Edge of Tomorrow.</p><p> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 19:26:00 +0000 John DeSando & Hope Madden 57390 at http://wcbe.org It's Movie Time June 13, '14 Edge of Tomorrow It's Movie Time June 6, '14: Cold in July http://wcbe.org/post/its-movie-time-june-6-14-cold-july <p>John and Wayne find a neo-noir gem, Cold in July.</p><p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 10:07:00 +0000 John DeSando & Wayne Miller 57054 at http://wcbe.org It's Movie Time June 6, '14: Cold in July Congratulations to It's Movie Time http://wcbe.org/post/congratulations-its-movie-time <p>Wayne Miller and John DeSando&nbsp;received the Communicator "Award of Distinction" for their work on &nbsp;It's Movie Time segments. The award honors excellence in marketing and communication from all over the U.S.</p><p>WCBE 90.5 FM &nbsp;and the Gateway Film Center are proud sponsors of the show.</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:06:03 +0000 John DeSando 57197 at http://wcbe.org Congratulations to It's Movie Time Edge of Tomorrow http://wcbe.org/post/edge-tomorrow <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Cruise Control</p><p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 20:56:13 +0000 John DeSando 57164 at http://wcbe.org Edge of Tomorrow