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Johnny DiLoretto

Cinema Classis and Foodcast Co-Host

Johnny DiLoretto is a longtime Columbus media personality who has amused audiences since 1998 when he began writing irreverent movie reviews for The Other Paper. Shortly after that he made a distinct impression on local TV audiences when he became ABC 6 and FOX 28's nighttime entertainment reporter.

In 2006 Johnny turned viewers on to the many amazing people and places of central Ohio on the morning broadcast, Good Day Columbus, in his distinctly off-the-cuff style. Over the years, Johnny has taken great pride in co-hosting and co-producing both Cinema Classics and Foodcast for WCBE.

Manchester by the Sea by Johnny DiLoretto Much has al ready been said about Kenneth Lone rgan’s long overdue third film. By now, you’ve heard about how great Casey Affleck is in it, the wonderful chemistry he shares with his young co-star Lucas Hedges, and how utterly heart shattering, yet painfully funny the film is. By now you’ve heard, surely, Manchester by the Sea , is Oscar bound. I’m not adding anything new to the slush pile of raves by saying that all the p raise is well earned; and I...

John and Johnny compare the rising and falling stars of two oddball actors. A Cinema Classic: Travolta-Hawke Mashup with co-hosts John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto Award-winning Cinema Classics discusses great movies then and now. From films, genres, directors, and actors to everything else in between, the hosts don't always agree, but they are always fun and informative.

Cinema Classics is regularly broadcast at 8:01 pm Thursday on WCBE 90.5 FM and streaming at WCBE.org. Stay...

Cinema Classics Dec 1, '16 New Westerns

Nov 29, 2016

The boys discuss Westerns since 1990.

Cinema Classics Nov 24, '16, Curmudgeons

Nov 22, 2016

The boys just don't see they're already film curmudgeons.

The boys discuss the Oscar possibilities up to mid-November.

John and Johnny assess Entertainment Weekly's 50 top Super Heroes. A Cinema Classic: Super Heroes with co-hosts John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto Award-winning Cinema Classics discusses great movies then and now. From films, genres, directors, and actors to everything else in between, the hosts don't always agree, but they are always fun and informative.

Cinema Classics is regularly broadcast at 8:01 pm Thursday on WCBE 90.5 FM and streaming at WCBE.org. Stay connected on...

Just before the election, the boys look at winning political movies.

Cinema Classics Oct 27, '16: Tom Hanks

Oct 27, 2016

John and Johnny consider the career of Tom Hanks, currently starring in Inferno.

Cinema Classics Oct 20, '16: Ben Affleck

Oct 19, 2016

John and Johnny reassess their take on Ben Affleck three years ago.

John and Johnny bicker about "Frank" in their most recent promo spot, The 33 sec promo:

In honor of the late Edward Albee, the boys remember the wildly-dramatic Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? A Cinema Classic: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? with co-hosts John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto Award-winning Cinema Classics discusses great movies then and now. From films, genres, directors, and actors to everything else in between, the hosts don't always agree, but they are always fun and informative.

Cinema Classics is regularly broadcast at 8:01 pm Thursday on WCBE 90...

John and Johnny muse about the challenges of good filmmaking now and then. It's their 400th show!

Cinema Classics Sept 22, '16 Gene Wilder

Sep 21, 2016

John and Johnny survey the work of the late Gene Wilder.

Cinema Classics Sept 15, '16 Texas Noir

Sep 14, 2016

John and Johnny give a good-hearted look at film noir set in Texas.

John and Johnny love a freewheeling show where all they have to do is report upcoming films.

Cinema Classics Sept 1, '16 Film Critics

Aug 31, 2016

John and Johnny argue the merits of film critics. Cinema Classic: Film Critics with co-hosts John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto Award-winning Cinema Classics discusses great movies then and now. From films, genres, directors, and actors to everything else in between, the hosts don't always agree, but they are always fun and informative.

Cinema Classics is regularly broadcast at 8:01 pm Thursday on WCBE 90.5 FM and streaming at WCBE.org. Stay connected on Facebook.

Cinema Classics Aug 25, '16 Meryl Streep

Aug 25, 2016

John and Johnny have both good and bad things to say about this acting icon. A Cinema Classic: Meryl Streep with co-hosts John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto Award-winning Cinema Classics discusses great movies then and now. From films, genres, directors, and actors to everything else in between, the hosts don't always agree, but they are always fun and informative.

Cinema Classics is regularly broadcast at 8:01 pm Thursday on WCBE 90.5 FM and streaming at WCBE.org. Stay connected...

Cinema Classics Aug 18, '16 Matt Damon

Aug 17, 2016

John and Johnny respect Damon's body of work but would like him to expand his talents as his buddy, Ben Affleck, has done.

John and Johnny fight over their fav animations.

John and Johnny bring back the ghost of the original to bear on the new Ghostbusters 2016.

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