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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

It's Movie Time March 31, '17 Kong and Wilson

Mar 30, 2017

John and Linda observe two very different movies in theaters this week, King Kong and Wilson.

My Scientology Movie

Mar 29, 2017

Tightly-protected religion with some celebrity and dicey activity to make it doc worthy.

The Zookeeper's Wife

Mar 28, 2017

A welcome addition to Holocaust cinema.

The Freedom to Marry

Mar 27, 2017

A joyful doc that's also serious history.

Wilson

Mar 23, 2017

Even bad-boy Woody can't make Wilson a comedy.

It's Movie Time March 24, '17 T2 Trainspotting

Mar 22, 2017

John and Wayne look at the sequel to the iconic Trainspotting.

T2 Trainspotting

Mar 22, 2017

T2 is more sober and melancholic than its manic predecessor.

Kong: Skull Island

Mar 20, 2017

Scary, spectacular, and sweet: a good movie time.

It's Movie Time March 17, '17 Kedi

Mar 17, 2017

John and Chris marvel at the herd of Istanbul cats in this lyrical documentary.

The Belko Experiment

Mar 17, 2017

It's horrible and fun, just the ticket for horror geeks everywhere.

My Life as a Zucchini

Mar 13, 2017

A caring and hopeful story about an endearing orphan.

Kedi

Mar 12, 2017

Cool cats.

It's Movie Time March 10, '17 The Salesman

Mar 9, 2017

John and Mary talk about the Oscar Winner for best foreign language film.

Film reviewed: The Salesman

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

Mary Yerina is a philanthropic consultant.

Logan

Mar 4, 2017

May be the most humane X Men of all.

I Am Not Your Negro

Mar 3, 2017

A first-rate documentary about race relations from a writer who should know.

It's Movie Time March 3, '17 Post-Oscar Reflections

Mar 2, 2017

John and Hope have pleasant thoughts about the recent Oscars.

A United Kingdom

Mar 2, 2017

It's solid biopic stuff, just not unique enough.

The Salesman

Mar 1, 2017

Deserves Oscar for Best Foreign Language film.

Get Out

Feb 27, 2017

Peele has a long, successful career ahead of him.

It's Movie Time Feb 24, '17 Toni Erdmann

Feb 25, 2017

John and Kevin find humor in this German comedy.

Toni Erdmann

Feb 25, 2017

It's Oscar nominated and it's funny.

It's Movie Time Feb 17, '17 The Red Turtle

Feb 16, 2017

John and Linda find figurative delight behind the minimalist animation.

The Red Turtle

Feb 14, 2017

Deceptively simple, this Japanese animation is surprisingly dense.

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.

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