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It's Movie Time

Fridays at 3:01pm and 8:01 PM
  • Hosted by , John DeSando

It’s Movie Time is an award-winning movie review show, hosted by John DeSando, which airs every Friday  at 3:01 and 8:01 PM.  You can also find "It's Movie Time" on Facebook.

 AWARDS

  • LA Press Club National Entertainment Journalism Awards, 2010
    Winner: Radio Feature/Series
    Honorable Mention: Radio Critic of the Year
  • Hermes Award: Gold Award, 2010
  • MarCom Awards: Gold Award, 2010
  • LA Press Club National Entertainment Journalism Awards, 2009
    Finalist: Radio Critic of the Year
  • Communicator Awards: Silver Award of Distinction, 2009
  • MarCom Awards: Gold Award, 2009

Ways to Connect

The Eagle Huntress

Dec 3, 2016

A doc for everyone.

It's Movie Time Dec 2, '16 Loving

Dec 1, 2016

John and Crystal love Loving.

Loving

Nov 29, 2016

A minimalist production treats romance that has global effects.

Allied

Nov 27, 2016

Slightly patterned after Casablanca, an entertaining companion to that classic.

It's Movie Time Nov 25, '16: Rules Don't Apply

Nov 24, 2016

John and Kevin assess Warren Beatty's return to cinema in Rules Don't Apply.

Rules Don't Apply

Nov 22, 2016

Beatty is amusing as Hughes, the love affair of the young'uns not so much.

It's Movie Time Nov 18, '16 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Nov 18, 2016

John and Wayne come down from their Martini happy hour  to try to make sense of this fun fantasy.

Film reviewed: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

by host John DeSando and guest, Wayne Miller

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

John DeSando, a Los Angeles Press Club first-place winner for National Entertainment Journalism, is also host of WCBE’s Cinema Classics. Contact him at JDeSando@Columbus.rr.com

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Nov 17, 2016

Yes, it's not as good as Potter, but it has its charms.

Arrival

Nov 17, 2016

It's better than Contact and almost as good as Close Encounters.

Almost Christmas

Nov 11, 2016

Love each other at Holiday time because you won't love this ersatz comedy.

It's Movie Time Nov 11, '16: Moonlight

Nov 10, 2016

John and Kevin have good things to say about this possible Oscar contender.

Moonlight

Nov 8, 2016

One of the best films of the year.

It's Movie Time Nov 4, '16: Hacksaw Ridge

Nov 3, 2016

John and Simone marvel at Mel Gibson's technical ability.

Film reviewed: Hacksaw Ridge

by host John DeSando and guest, Simone Wilkinson

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

John DeSando, a Los Angeles Press Club first-place winner for National Entertainment Journalism, is also host of WCBE’s Cinema Classics. Contact him at JDeSando@Columbus.rr.com

In A Valley of Violence

Nov 2, 2016

A satirical Western more like The Quick and the Dead than Blazing Saddles.

Certain Women

Nov 1, 2016

The director knows her women and her Northwest.

Hacksaw Ridge

Oct 31, 2016

Gibson knows his violence--an art form for him.

It's Movie Time Oct 28, '16: A Man Called Ove

Oct 27, 2016

John and Linda love the film adaptation of a best-selling Swedish novel.

Inferno

Oct 27, 2016

Dan Brown's new adaptation is as exciting and confusing as ever.

A Man Called Ove

Oct 24, 2016

A stereotype becomes a memorable old man.

American Honey

Oct 21, 2016

An unusually entertaining road pic.

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