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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It's Movie Time Dec 7, '17 The Disaster Artist

Dec 5, 2017

John and Hope are fascinated by the cult classic, The Room, and James Franco's docudrama about its making, The Disaster Artist, showing in theaters on Dec 8.

The Disaster Artist

Dec 5, 2017

See The Room first, then Franco's inspired docudrama about its making.

It's Movie Time Dec 8, '17 The Square

Dec 5, 2017

John and Linda consider the 2017 Cannes  Palme  d'Or winner, The Square.

The Square

Dec 4, 2017

Although it won Cannes' big award, it's a satirical mosaic sometimes spot on, sometimes obscure.

Justice League

Nov 24, 2017

Diana Prince is a part of the League, but League of Justice  is no Wonder Woman.


Nov 24, 2017

Required viewing for Catholics; for all others, an intro to Catholic FAITH.

It's Movie Time Nov 24, '17 Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

Nov 24, 2017

John and Kevin call three billboards one of they year's best films.

Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

Nov 22, 2017

May be the best movie of the year.

It's Movie Time Nov 17,'17 Lady Bird

Nov 17, 2017

John and Wayne go gaga over Greta.

Lady Bird

Nov 15, 2017

One of the best films of the year and a spectacular solo for Greta Gerwig as writer/director.


Nov 10, 2017

It may confuse you about two parallel time periods, but you will not be confused about the lyrical nostalgia.

It's Movie Time Nov 10, '17 Abby's List: A Dogumentary

Nov 9, 2017

John and Mark enjoy talking up his forthcoming dogumentary.

It's Movie Time Nov 09,'17 The Florida Project

Nov 9, 2017

John and Hope are as happy as little kids about this charming dramedy.

The Florida Project

Nov 9, 2017

John visits a very  colorful Florida in this eccentric dramady.

Maya Dardel

Nov 7, 2017

She may seem like a cougar, but she's really a viper.

78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene

Nov 5, 2017

If you care anything about film, see this doc about Hitch's famous shower scene from Psycho. You'll learn something and have fun at the same time.

Faces Places

Nov 3, 2017

So French, so poetic, so enjoyable.

Nov 3, '17 The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Nov 2, 2017

John and Sommer have a good time with the figurative challenges of this entertainingly strange movie.

Goodbye Christopher Robin

Nov 2, 2017

You'll pull out this book from your attic after you see Milne's story.

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Nov 1, 2017

And you thought this director's The Lobster was strange!

Thor: Ragnarok

Nov 1, 2017

It's Greek classic and Mel Brooks humorous, a notion not often  found in super hero films.


Oct 27, 2017

Clooney is not a Coen.

It's Movie Time Oct 20 '17 Mark Felt

Oct 20, 2017

John and Linda have mixed reactions to the "Deep Throat" docudrama, Mark Felt, starring Liam Neeson.

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House

Oct 19, 2017

Some entertaining intrigue about a super famous scandal, but not enough.

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

Oct 14, 2017

History and culture in a melodrama about heroic women on the comic-book page and real life.

It's Movie Time Oct 13 '17 Victoria & Abdul

Oct 13, 2017

John and Mary visit the queen, aka Judi Dench, in her other platonic hookup.


Oct 11, 2017

Visitors are a problem, but one who's a family member adds a layer of thrills.

The Mountain Between Us

Oct 10, 2017

There's a mountain between this formulaic film and a memorable romance.

13 Minutes

Oct 9, 2017

Nazis are almost always fascinating.

Victoria and Abdul

Oct 7, 2017

In the Masterpiece Theater tradition, this film is a delight of performance and sight.