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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 April 14, '17 Frantz

Apr 13, 2017

John and Crystal look at a post-WW II romance, Frantz

Gifted

Apr 11, 2017

Custody battles are tough when they involve gifted children.

Betting on Zero

Apr 10, 2017

Entertaining and informative with a dose of heavy-duty humanity.

Frantz

Apr 9, 2017

An artful addition to our understanding of the effects of WW I.

Queen of the Desert

Apr 8, 2017

Pretty dry, I'd say.

It's Movie Time April 7, '17 Ghost in the Shell and Zookeeper's

Apr 6, 2017

John and Kevin comment on two different recent movies.

Going in Style

Apr 6, 2017

Disappointing like the first one in 1979.

Land of Mine

Apr 6, 2017

A post WWII unusual angle of vision.

Song to Song

Apr 3, 2017

Another Terence Malick memorable romance--this time it's completely modern.

Ghost in the Shell

Apr 2, 2017

The exciting anime tradition done just right.

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.

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