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
5:48 pm
Sun May 4, 2014

It's Movie Time May 2, '14: Blue Ruin

  John and  Barry find pathos and humor in an excellent Cannes-winning thriller, Blue Ruin.

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Movies
5:23 pm
Sun May 4, 2014

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

  It's mostly boring romance punctuated by some promising villainy.

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Movies
4:01 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Blue Ruin

  It's how a good revenge thriller should be made.

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Movies
1:59 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

It's Movie Time April 25, '14 Transcendence

  John and Hope had hope for Depp this time, but Transcendence turned into disappointment.

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Movies
5:51 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Finding Vivian Maier

A first-rate and informative documentary about one of America's most accomplished but unknown street photographers.

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Movies
8:18 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Transcendence

  Another Depp fly-by.

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Movies
6:26 am
Sun April 20, 2014

It's Movie Time April 18, '14 Dom Hemingway

John and Helmut see an Oscar-worthy performance by  Jude Law in Dom Hemingway.

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Movies
6:21 am
Sun April 20, 2014

Heaven Is for Real

It won't make you a believer in Heaven, but it will make you afraid to live in a small town if you have different ideas.

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Movies
8:21 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Dom Hemingway

Law should be an Oscar candidate  playing Dom Hemingway.

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Movies
8:21 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Under the Skin

Under the Skin

Grade: B

Director: Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast)

Screenplay: Walter Campbell and Glazer from Michael Faber novel.

Cast: Scarlett Johansson (Captain America), Jeremy McWilliams

Rating: R

Runtime: 108 min.

by John DeSando

“The alienated person is out of touch with himself as he is out of touch with any other person.” Erich Fromm

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Movies
8:20 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Nymphomaniac: Vol. II

Movies
10:06 am
Fri April 11, 2014

It's Movie Time April 11, '14 Under the Skin

John and Wayne cautiously recommend the sci-fi thriller, Under the Skin, with a  completely exposed Scarlett Johansson.

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Movies
9:53 am
Fri April 11, 2014

The Raid 2: Berandal

The martial arts approach ballet, and the drama is not half bad, too.

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Movies
10:18 am
Thu April 3, 2014

It's Movie Time April 4, '14: Noah

John and Linda try to be reverential about this epic tale of the great shipwright.

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Movies
11:09 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Captain America: The Winter Warrior

A fine work of comic-book nostalgia.

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Movies
10:53 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I

It's not porn; it just looks like it.

Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1

Grade: B+

Director: Lars von Trier (Run Lola Run)

Screenplay: von Trier

Cast: Charlotte Gainsbourg (Melancholia), Stellan Skarsgard (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)

Rating: NR

Runtime: 118 min.

by John DeSando

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Movies
5:36 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Divergent

Good old-fashioned young-adult storytelling.

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Movies
1:25 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

It's Movie Time March 20, '14 The Grand Budapest Hotel

John and Helmut are pleased with Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel.

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Movies
9:56 am
Wed March 19, 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Movies
1:51 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

It's Movie Time March 14, '14: Need for Speed

John and Hope try to find  virtue in this Fast and Furious/Cannonball Run knockoff called Need for Speed.

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