It's Movie Time http://wcbe.org en It's Movie Time April 18, '14 Dom Hemingway http://wcbe.org/post/its-movie-time-april-18-14-dom-hemingway <p>John and Helmut see an Oscar-worthy performance by &nbsp;Jude Law in Dom Hemingway.</p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:59:00 +0000 John DeSando & Helmut Kremling 54254 at http://wcbe.org It's Movie Time April 18, '14 Dom Hemingway Dom Hemingway http://wcbe.org/post/dom-hemingway <p>Law should be an Oscar candidate &nbsp;playing Dom Hemingway.</p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:21:34 +0000 John DeSando 54321 at http://wcbe.org Dom Hemingway Under the Skin http://wcbe.org/post/under-skin <p>Under the Skin</p><p>Grade: B</p><p>Director: Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast)</p><p>Screenplay: Walter Campbell and Glazer from Michael Faber novel.</p><p>Cast: Scarlett Johansson (Captain America), Jeremy McWilliams</p><p>Rating: R</p><p>Runtime: 108 min.</p><p>by John DeSando</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“The alienated person is out of touch with himself as he is out of touch with any other person.” Erich </span>Fromm</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:21:04 +0000 John DeSando 54320 at http://wcbe.org Under the Skin Nymphomaniac: Vol. II http://wcbe.org/post/nymphomaniac-vol-ii <p>It's not about sex!</p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:20:23 +0000 John DeSando 54322 at http://wcbe.org Nymphomaniac: Vol. II Heaven Is for Real http://wcbe.org/post/heaven-real <p>It won't make you a believer in Heaven, but it will make you afraid to live in a small town if you have different ideas.</p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:59:03 +0000 John DeSando 54315 at http://wcbe.org Heaven Is for Real It's Movie Time April 11, '14 Under the Skin http://wcbe.org/post/its-movie-time-april-11-14-under-skin <p>John and Wayne cautiously recommend the sci-fi thriller, Under the Skin, with a &nbsp;completely exposed Scarlett Johansson.</p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:06:00 +0000 John DeSando & Wayne Miller 54061 at http://wcbe.org It's Movie Time April 11, '14 Under the Skin The Raid 2: Berandal http://wcbe.org/post/raid-2-berandal <p>The martial arts approach ballet, and the drama is not half bad, too.</p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:53:29 +0000 John DeSando 54173 at http://wcbe.org The Raid 2: Berandal It's Movie Time April 4, '14: Noah http://wcbe.org/post/its-movie-time-april-4-14-noah <p>John and Linda try to be reverential about this epic tale of the great shipwright.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:18:26 +0000 John DeSando & Linda Baas 53677 at http://wcbe.org It's Movie Time April 4, '14: Noah Captain America: The Winter Warrior http://wcbe.org/post/captain-america-winter-warrior <p>A fine work of comic-book nostalgia.</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:09:48 +0000 John DeSando 53697 at http://wcbe.org Captain America: The Winter Warrior Nymphomaniac: Vol. I http://wcbe.org/post/nymphomaniac-vol-i <p>It's not porn; it just looks like it.</p><p>Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1</p><p>Grade: B+</p><p>Director: Lars von Trier (Run Lola Run)</p><p>Screenplay: von Trier</p><p>Cast: Charlotte Gainsbourg (Melancholia), Stellan Skarsgard (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)</p><p>Rating: NR</p><p>Runtime: 118 min.</p><p>by John DeSando</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:53:59 +0000 John DeSando 53696 at http://wcbe.org Nymphomaniac: Vol. I Divergent http://wcbe.org/post/divergent <p>Good old-fashioned young-adult storytelling.</p><p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:36:28 +0000 John DeSando 53269 at http://wcbe.org Divergent It's Movie Time March 20, '14 The Grand Budapest Hotel http://wcbe.org/post/its-movie-time-march-20-14-grand-budapest-hotel <p>John and Helmut are pleased with Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel.</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:25:39 +0000 John DeSando & Helmut Kremling 52781 at http://wcbe.org It's Movie Time March 20, '14 The Grand Budapest Hotel The Grand Budapest Hotel http://wcbe.org/post/grand-budapest-hotel <p>It's &nbsp;Wes Grand.</p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:56:10 +0000 John DeSando 52506 at http://wcbe.org The Grand Budapest Hotel It's Movie Time March 14, '14: Need for Speed http://wcbe.org/post/its-movie-time-march-14-14-need-speed <p>John and Hope try to find &nbsp;virtue in this Fast and Furious/Cannonball Run knockoff called Need for Speed.</p><p></p><p> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:51:00 +0000 John DeSando & Hope Madden 52509 at http://wcbe.org It's Movie Time March 14, '14: Need for Speed The Art of the Steal http://wcbe.org/post/art-steal <p>It's among the best out there at a bad time of year for movies.</p><p></p><p> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:49:00 +0000 John DeSando 52752 at http://wcbe.org The Art of the Steal Need for Speed http://wcbe.org/post/need-speed <p>Formulaic video-game adaptation.</p><p>Need for Speed</p><p>Grade: C-</p><p>Director: Scott Waugh (Act of Valor)</p><p>Screenplay: George Gatins</p><p>Cast: Aaron Paul (The Last House on the Left), Dominic Cooper (My Week with Marilyn)</p><p>Rating: PG-13</p><p>Runtime: 130 min.</p><p>by John DeSando</p><p></p><p>“Those who wage war against me, shall perish. I will find strength, find guidance, and I will triumph.” Tobey Marshal (Aaron Paul)</p> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:39:16 +0000 John DeSando 52753 at http://wcbe.org Need for Speed Amka and The Three Golden Rules http://wcbe.org/post/amka-and-three-golden-rules <p>A memorable coming-of-age tale set in exotic Mongolia.</p><p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:46:33 +0000 John DeSando 52388 at http://wcbe.org Amka and The Three Golden Rules It's Movie Time March 7, '14: Non-Stop http://wcbe.org/post/its-movie-time-march-7-14-non-stop <p>John and Mark wonder at the later-career heroics of Liam Neeson in his recent actioner, Non-Stop.</p><p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:16:02 +0000 John DeSando & Mark Pfeiffer 52142 at http://wcbe.org It's Movie Time March 7, '14: Non-Stop The Wind Rises http://wcbe.org/post/wind-rises <p>A beautiful animation worthy of its Oscar nomination.</p><p>The Wind Rises</p><p>Grade: A</p><p>Director: Hayao Miyazaki (Howl’s Moving Castle)</p><p>Screenplay: Miyazaki</p><p>Cast: voices of Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Don John), Emily Blunt Looper)</p><p>Rating: PG-13</p><p>Runtime: 126 min.</p><p>by John DeSando</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"The wind is rising! We must try to live!" Paul </span>Valery</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 00:11:09 +0000 John DeSando 52057 at http://wcbe.org The Wind Rises Non-Stop http://wcbe.org/post/non-stop <p>Enjoyable actioner at a weak time of year for movies.</p><p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 23:30:25 +0000 John DeSando 51989 at http://wcbe.org Non-Stop