It's Movie Time

Fridays at 3:01pm and 8:01 PM
John DeSando
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
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Movies
10:31 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Lucy

Johansson has another sci-fi winner this summer.

Lucy

Grade: B+

Director: Luc Besson (La Femme Nikita)

Screenplay: Besson

Cast: Scarlett Johansson (Under the Skin), Morgan Freeman (Transcendence)

Rating: R

Runtime: 90 min.

by John DeSando

That's your best friend and your worst enemy - your own brain.” Fred Durst

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Movies
10:12 am
Fri July 25, 2014

It's Movie Time July 25, '14: And So It Goes

John and Linda struggle to find something laudable about Michael Douglas's romantic comedy.

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10:10 am
Fri July 25, 2014

And So It Goes

A chip off the old-geezers cliches

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6:25 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Beyond the Edge

Beyond the Edge

Grade: A-

Director: Leanne Pooley (The Promise)

Screenplay: Pooley, Matthew Metcalfe (The Ferryman)

Cast: Chad Moffitt, John Wraight (30 Days of Night)

Rating: Documentary

Runtime: 90 min

by John DeSando

“If you cannot understand that there is something in man which responds to the challenge of this mountain and goes out to meet it, that the struggle is the struggle of life itself upward and forever upward, then you won't see why we go.” Edmund Hillary

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4:59 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

It's Movie Time July 18, '14: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

 

   John and Hope admire Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

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12:28 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

It's Movie Time July 11, '14: Snowpiercer

  John and Wayne find Snowpiercer a blast of cool sci-fi air in a hot summer.

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Movies
12:16 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

A true blockbuster for the summer, filled with humanity both for humans and apes.

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Movies
4:18 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Borgman

A smart thriller that's also urbane horror.

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11:15 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Snowpiercer

One of the best science fiction films in years.

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12:32 pm
Sun July 6, 2014

Transformers: Age of Extinction

It's summer: Relax with patented Michael Bay insanity.

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Movies
11:46 am
Thu July 3, 2014

It's Movie Time July 4, '14: Tammy

  John and Helmut come to terms with the big presence of Melissa McCarthy in Tammy.

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4:49 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Tammy

A road trip that might work better at home.

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6:17 pm
Sun June 29, 2014

It's Movie Time June 27, '14: Jersey Boys

John and Judy like the Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons music but not enough of it.

Film reviewed: Jersey Boys

by host John DeSando with guest, Judy Hoffman

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.

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4:35 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Jersey Boys

You'll want more of the fab songs, less of the  story, but you will enjoy.

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4:32 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

It's Movie Time June 20, '14 Night Moves

Linda and John review an unusual indie about eco-terrorists.

Film reviewed: Night Moves.

by host John DeSando with guest, Linda Baas mcClelland.

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.

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6:33 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Palo Alto

Teens in anguish: A credible if not cliched

  start for one more Coppola.

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3:26 pm
Sun June 15, 2014

It's Movie Time June 13, '14 Edge of Tomorrow

  John and Hope review Tom Cruise's tent pole Edge of Tomorrow.

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6:07 am
Mon June 9, 2014

It's Movie Time June 6, '14: Cold in July

John and Wayne find a neo-noir gem, Cold in July.

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11:06 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Congratulations to It's Movie Time

Wayne Miller and John DeSando received the Communicator "Award of Distinction" for their work on  It's Movie Time segments. The award honors excellence in marketing and communication from all over the U.S.

WCBE 90.5 FM  and the Gateway Film Center are proud sponsors of the show.

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4:56 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Edge of Tomorrow

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