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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11:20 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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9:47 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Looper

Could be a cult classic.


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9:45 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

It's Movie Time September 21, 2012: Trouble With the Curve

Carolyn Bruck  and John DeSando discuss the legendary Clint Eastwood in his recent film, Trouble With the Curve


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9:43 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

Cinema Classics September 20, 2012: Dustin Hoffman

Modern Dustin Hoffman

John and Johnny review the work of Dustin Hoffman.


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9:25 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

Side by Side

Film or digital?  You decide.


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8:57 am
Fri September 21, 2012

Trouble With the Curve

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1:00 am
Fri September 21, 2012

The Master

Masterful performances from Philip Seymour Hofman and Joaquin Phoenix.


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1:00 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Cinema Classics September 20, 2012: Uncut Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight

Listen to the 8 min.32 sec. version on Dustin Hoffman.


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10:18 am
Fri September 14, 2012

It's Movie Time September 14, 2012: For a Good Time, Call . . .

John and Carolyn talk about  phone sex.

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9:55 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Cinema Classics September 13, 2012: Female Buddy Films

John and Johnny explore the topic of women as buddies in film.


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9:53 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Cinema Classics September 13, 2012: Uncut Female Buddy Films

Hear the raw  7 min. 20 sec.discussion of women as buddies in film.


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9:37 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Arbitrage

Richard Gere is a fox for our times.


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9:09 am
Thu September 13, 2012

For a Good Time, Call . . .

Lauren Miller and Ari Graynor

The female buddy adventure is doing well with this light comedy.

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