John DeSando

It's Movie Time and Cinema Classics Co-Host

John holds a doctorate in English literature and has been a humanities professor, teaching award recipient, and university academic vice president.

In 2010 he was awarded the Los Angeles Press Club’s first place National Entertainment Journalism Award for best radio feature.

John is on the boards of Actors’ Theater, Shadowbox Live, Early Music of Columbus, Gateway Film Center, and Crichton Club.

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11:10 am
Fri October 26, 2012

It's Movie Time October 26, 2012: The Imposter

Review of The Imposter

John and Carolyn scratch their critical heads over the shenanigans in  documentary The Imposter.


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1:05 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Cinema Classics October 25, 2012 : Psycho

John, Johnny, and Wayne get psyched about Hitch.


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1:00 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Cinema Classics October 25, 2012 : Psycho Uncut 10 min.

The Johns and Wayneo go crazy for 10 uncut minutes about Psycho.


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1:00 am
Fri October 19, 2012

It's Movie Time, October 19, 2012: Argo

John and Carolyn discuss the accuracy of the hype surrounding Argo.


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1:55 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Cinema Classics October 18, 2012 : Rear Window

Hitchcock expert Wayne Miller joins John and Johnny to discuss the ultimate voyeuristic experience, Rear Window.


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1:46 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Cinema Classics October 18, 2012 : Rear Window Uncut 10 min.

Ten minutes of raw John, Johnny, and guest Hitch expert Wayne Miller look through the most famous window in film history.


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12:32 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Seven Psycopaths

Zany characters in a bizarre story equal an amusing experience.


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11:02 am
Tue October 16, 2012

The Imposter

Deception is the game.


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7:13 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Argo

Ben Affleck moves closer to auteur status.


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9:44 am
Thu October 11, 2012

It's Movie Time October 12, 2012: Influential, Almost Perfect Films

John and Carolyn take a breather and choose influential, almost perfect films.


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1:38 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Cinema Classics October 11, 2012 : The Birds

The Johns with guest Hitchcock expert Wayne Miller discuss The Birds and especially Tippi Hedren.


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1:34 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Cinema Classics October 11, 2012 : The Birds Uncut 9 min.

John, Johnny, and Hitchcock expert Wayne Miller catch The Birds.


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11:20 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Samsara

See it if only for the cinematography.

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9:37 am
Fri October 5, 2012

It's Movie Time October 5, 2012: Liberal Arts

John and Carolyn disagree about Josh Radnor's Liberal Arts.


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9:23 am
Wed October 3, 2012

Cinema Classics October 5, 2012 :Vertigo

The Johns' heads are spinning over Hitch's memorable Vertigo.


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9:19 am
Wed October 3, 2012

Cinema Classics, October 5, 2012: Vertigo (Uncut)

Listen to Johnny and John make 10 min. of raw sense out of a brilliant but sometimes confusing classic.


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10:09 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Liberal Arts

A romantic take on the collegiate experience


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9:51 am
Fri September 28, 2012

It's Movie Time September 28, 2012: Looper

John and Carolyn enjoy two Bruce Willises.


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12:49 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

Cinema Classics September 27, 2012: North by Northwest

John and Johnny launch Hitchcocktober at the Gateway Film Center with NNW.


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12:47 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

Cinema Classics September 27, 2012: Uncut North by Northwest

Listen to the 12 min. 37 sec uncut, raw discussion about Hitchcock's NNW.


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