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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.

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

John and Johnny talk about The Graduate and Casablanca from Film's Cool class.

Cinema Classics July 2, '15 Jaws

Jul 1, 2015

John and Johnny prepare for screening  35 mm Jaws at the Gateway Film Center on July 5 by praising it as a forerunner of modern thrillers.

A Cinema Classic: Jaws

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 goes Far From the Madding Crowd; Johnny is Mad Max.

A Cinema Classic: The Summer So Far

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 June 18, '15 Brad Bird

Jun 17, 2015

Director Brad Bird's Tomorrowland is a disappointment. What's his career been like?

A Cinema Classic: Brad Bird

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

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

A Cinema Classic: Lady Laughter

John and Johnny prepare for Young Frankenstein screening at the Gateway Film Center Sunday, June 7 at 2 PM.

John and Johnny survey the films of the class Film's Cool at Gateway Film Center starting June 3. Go to GatewayFilmCenter.com to register.

A Cinema Classic: Film's Cool's Films

Cinema Classics Promo 5-'15

May 13, 2015

Hear 28 seconds of fun in our new WCBE promo.

Every Wednesday in June, 6:30 to 8:30 pm., How to See  Movies class at Gateway with the Johns..

A Cinema Classic: Film Class Preview

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.

A Cinema Classic: Summer '15 Preview

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.

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