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.


  • 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

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It's Movie Time April 27, '18 Lean on Pete

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John and Courtney find hope in this gritty  boy-and-his-horse drama.

Love After Love

Apr 23, 2018

A fine drama with outstanding acting about, what else but love.

You Were Never Really Here

Apr 21, 2018

An intense urban thriller about a contemporary social outrage, trafficking.

It's Movie Time April 20, '18 Beirut

Apr 20, 2018

John/Wayne unscramble the plot of this entertaining spy mashup.

It's Movie Time April 13, '18 Foxtrot

Apr 12, 2018

John and Mary find much to enjoy about this challenging drama, Israel's entry for the Oscars.


Apr 12, 2018

It's silly and funny, all because Johnson is much more than muscles.


Apr 10, 2018

A stirring study of war and its losses.

It's Movie Time April 6, '18 Isle of Dogs

Apr 6, 2018

John and Linda admire a Wes Anderson classic in the making.

Isle of Dogs

Apr 5, 2018

Another brilliant animation from one of cinema's current geniuses.

Outside In

Apr 3, 2018

Simply told with memorable acting.

The Death of Stalin

Mar 30, 2018

Uneven but amusing history set in hitherto unfunny Russia.

It's Movie Time March 30, '18 Ready Player One

Mar 30, 2018

John and Hope are feeling at home with Steven Spielberg.

Ready Player One

Mar 28, 2018

Spielberg calling home once again with adventuresome, nostalgic pop culture.

The Insult

Mar 26, 2018

An entertaining courtroom drama filled with ethnicity and humanity.


Mar 25, 2018

It's a bleak world but beautiful cinema.

It's Movie Time March 23, '18 A Fantastic Woman

Mar 23, 2018

Yes,  John and Kevin agree she is that and more.

A Fantastic Woman

Mar 18, 2018

She's fantastic and different from Wonder Woman.

Us and Them

Mar 17, 2018

Straw Dogs meets Tarantino in a violently bright spoof of the class conflict in England.

It's Movie Time March 16, '18 Tomb Raider with Wayne Miller

Mar 16, 2018

John/Wayne have fun raiding the Lara Croft franchise.

7 Days in Entebbe

Mar 13, 2018

Although it may play a bit loose with the facts, 7 Days has powerfully relayed the deadly tensions of a fraught week in recent history.


Mar 13, 2018

It's neo-noir in Connecticut with two bad girls doing what bad girls do--murder.

The Party

Mar 11, 2018

A dramatic experience with humor and a good portion of social commentary. First rate.

It's Movie Time March 9, '18 A Wrinkle in Time

Mar 9, 2018

John and Linda find a few wrinkles.

A Wrinkle in Time

Mar 8, 2018

Weak Wrinkle.

It's Movie Time March 2, '18, Oscar Predictions II

Mar 2, 2018

Hope and John try to predict Oscar winners in a tight race.

In the Fade

Feb 24, 2018

A fascinating triple threat: grief, justice, and revenge.


Feb 23, 2018

The director of Ex Machina has another winner sci-fi but not as great.

It's Movie Time Feb 23, '18, Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

Feb 23, 2018

John and Mary applaud this biopic with reservations.

Game Night

Feb 22, 2018

A memorable comedy-thriller. At this time of year, who would have thought?

It's Movie Time Feb 16, '18 Black Panther

Feb 15, 2018

John and Kevin agree this is a great addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.