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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

John Wick: Chapter 2

Feb 9, 2017

A code of "honor" among assassins makes this actioner palatable.

It's Movie Time Feb 10, '17 Julieta

Feb 9, 2017

John and Wayne love Pedro Almodovar's  romantic drama, Julieta

Neruda

Feb 5, 2017

An memorable fiction about the famed poet, Pablo Neruda

Julieta

Feb 5, 2017

European cinema at its best.

It's Movie Time Feb 03, '17 Oscar Nominations '17

Feb 3, 2017

John and Kevin consider the Oscar nominations '17

It's Movie Time Jan 27, '17 Jackie

Jan 26, 2017

John and Mary assess a docudrama about the glamorous but tragic life of Jacqueline Kennedy around the time of the president's assassination.

Film reviewed: Jackie

by host John DeSando and guest, Mary Yerina

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

Jackie

Jan 26, 2017

Natalie Portman's stunning performance as Jackie Kennedy may take the Oscar.

Paterson

Jan 20, 2017

Jarmusch is a poet of the ordinary.

The Founder

Jan 20, 2017

Like our new president, Ray Kroc is a force of business.

It's Movie Time Jan 20, '17 Split

Jan 19, 2017

John and Wayne look at a multiple-personality thriller called Split. They are not split about their disappointment with M. Night Shyamalan.

Sleepless

Jan 18, 2017

A sleepy thriller Jamie Foxx apparently slept through.

20th Century Women

Jan 16, 2017

Smart family shenanigans to an Oscar-worthy performance, this film has legs.

Silence

Jan 14, 2017

Scorsese and Gibson should join cinematic forces.

Patriots Day

Jan 13, 2017

A thriller of historic value.

It's Movie Time Jan 13, '17 Live by Night

Jan 13, 2017

John and Hope assess Ben Affleck's Live by Night in light of the January "dumping-ground" stigma.

Elle

Jan 13, 2017

She's tough and smart and a bit screwed up, but she's played adorable of a certain age by Isabelle Hupert.

Hidden Figures

Jan 7, 2017

It's a poignant history of more than civil rights.

It's Movie Time Jan 6, '17 Fences

Jan 5, 2017

John and Crystal admire Denzel  and Viola's work in Fences.

Fences

Jan 3, 2017

Oscar-worthy acting and screenplay.

Passengers

Jan 2, 2017

A model sci-fi that suggests themes more than it broadcasts them.

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