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.

With the new Bond film now playing, John and Johnny look at Bond, Bourne, and beyond (especially Mission Impossible!).

A Cinema Classic: Spy Franchises

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 Oct. 29, '15 Goodfellas

Oct 28, 2015

John and Johnny praise Goodfellas, showing at Gateway Film Center Nov 1 at 2 & 8 PM.

John and Johnny, inspired by Julia Roberts' recent film, survey her career.

A Cinema Classic: Julia Roberts

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.

As promised in September, John and Johnny return to preview films of November and December.

A Cinema Classic: Fall Preview 2 Nov-Dec

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.

With the new James bond thriller, Spectre, John and Johnny are reviewing the career of the current Bond, Daniel Craig.

John and Johnny review the Hitchcock thriller for Gateway Film Center's Hitchcocktober.

A Cinema Classic: Strangers on a Train

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.

It's Movie Time Sept 25, '15 Black Mass

Sep 24, 2015

John and Johnny are gleeful  about the return of Johnny Depp to acting.

Film reviewed: Black Mass

by host John DeSando with guest, Johnny DiLoretto

It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including LA Press Club, MarCom, Silver Microphone, Communicator, and Hermes Creative honors.

Listen to the live show on WCBE 90.5 Fridays at 3:01 and 8:01 PM.

Cinema Classics Sept 24, '15 Johnny Depp

Sep 23, 2015

John and Johnny are ambivalent about the large talent, Johnny Depp.

A Cinema Classic: Johnny Depp

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.

John and Johnny barely have enough time to recount Redford's accomplishments.

A Cinema Classic: Robert Redford

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.

John and  Johnny compare Kevin Bacon and Tom Cruise.

Johnny and John preview movies for Sept-Oct '15.

Cinema Classics August 27, '15 THEM

Aug 27, 2015

John and Johnny are amused by a 1954 horror film steeped in giant ants. See it at Gateway Film Center  September 6 at 2 PM.

As English majors,  John and Johnny might be expected to like this biodrama about one of this century's most influential writers. And they do.

Film reviewed: The End of the Tour

by host John DeSando with guest, Johnny DiLoretto

It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including LA Press Club, MarCom, Silver Microphone, Communicator, and Hermes Creative honors.

Listen to the live show on WCBE 90.5 Fridays at 3:01 and 8:01 PM.

John and Johnny analyze why several R-rated comedies bombed this summer.

A Cinema Classic: R-Rated Summer Comedies

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.

John and Johnny look at some current horror flicks and some old ones.

A Cinema Classic: Horror Films

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 Thursdays on WCBE 90.5 FM and online at WCBE.org. Stay connected on Facebook.

Inspired by Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, John and Johnny survey some of the leading high school coming of age films.

A Cinema Classic: High School Coming of Age Films

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.

Bride of Frankenstein at Gateway

Jul 28, 2015

Bride of Frankenstein shows on the big screen Sunday, August 2, 2 pm at the Gateway Film Center. Join John and Johnny for lunch at 1 pm and experience their introduction at 2. Special--$15 for lunch and film or $8 for film. It's the Cinema Classics series.

Cinema Classics July 30, '15 Sherlock Holmes Part 2

Jul 28, 2015

John, Johnny, and Wayne continue their discussion of Sherlock Holmes movies.

A Cinema Classic: Sherlock Holmes Part 2

with co-hosts John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto and guest Wayne Miller.

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 July 23, '15 Sherlock Holmes Part 1

Jul 23, 2015

The boys discuss the history of Sherlock Holmes .

A Cinema Classic: Sherlock Holmes Part 1

with co-hosts John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto and guest Wayne Miller.

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.

John and Johnny reminisce about Chinatown and Citizen Kane from Film's Cool: How to See Films-- their class at the Gateway Film Center.

A Cinema Classic: Film's Cool Films 2

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