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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The Conjuring 2

Jun 10, 2016

It's a scary one, no surprise because it has  a nun to do the heavy lifting.

Maggie's Plan

Jun 8, 2016

Greta is the wackier Parker Posey of her generation.

X-Men: Apocalypse

Jun 3, 2016

The worst of the series.

The Lobster

Jun 1, 2016

Strange and funny, a bit like romance itself.

Love & Friendship

Jun 1, 2016

One of the best Austen adaptations in film history.

It's Movie Time May 27, '16 Top Gun

May 27, 2016

John and Johnny reprise their show this week on Cinema Classics about Top Gun at the Gateway Film Center in 70 mm.

Film reviewed: Top Gun

by host John DeSando and guest, Johnny DiLoretto

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

It's Movie Time May 20, '16 Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

May 19, 2016

John and Sommer are still laughing at this raunchy, witty comedy.

A Bigger Splash

May 18, 2016

Moody, gorgeous, complex melodrama and thriller.

It's Movie Time May 13, '16 Captain America: Civil War

May 13, 2016

John and Kevin agree this is one super movie.

Finding Mr Right 2

May 12, 2016

A Fine Romance.

Captain America: Civil War

May 10, 2016

It's much more than a super-heroes' blast fest.

Sing Street

May 9, 2016

An most enjoyable musical born out of cliches but made fresh by John Carney.

It's Movie Time May 6, '16 Summer Movies '16

May 5, 2016

John and Wayne give a cursory look at upcoming movies for summer '16.


May 5, 2016

Highly improbable and uniquely likeable, both movie and star.

The First Monday in May

May 4, 2016

Visually splendid, culturally a bit inauthentic.

April and the Extraordinary World

May 4, 2016

Brainy and imaginative, this 'toon has it all.

It's Movie Time April 29, '16 Green Room

Apr 29, 2016

John and Linda talk about Patrick Stewart's Green Room.

Papa Hemingway in Cuba

Apr 29, 2016

I just like hanging with Papa.

Green Room

Apr 26, 2016

Like 10 Cloverfield Lane, another smart horror delight.

It's Movie Time April 22, '16 Everybody Wants Some!!

Apr 22, 2016

John and Hope have a few laughs over one of the best comedies in recent years.