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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Dec 22, 2016

You'll sing its praises.

It's Movie Time Dec 23, '16 La La Land

Dec 22, 2016

John and Linda think this may be the movie to beat for best picture.

Film reviewed: La La Land

by host John DeSando and guest, Linda Baas

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

La La Land

Dec 22, 2016

Arguably the best film of 2016.

It's Movie Time 12-15-'16 "Eccentric" Promo

Dec 20, 2016

John and Hope deconstruct the meanings of "subversive" and "eccentric."


Dec 18, 2016

A sure contender.


Dec 15, 2016

A roaring story of a life looking for meaning and family.

Collateral Beauty

Dec 15, 2016

Oozes sap.

It's Movie Time Dec 16,'16 Lion

Dec 15, 2016

John and Hope hear this Lion roar.

Miss Sloane

Dec 12, 2016

Lobbying as romantic? Not so much.

Frank & Lola

Dec 10, 2016

Another Michael Shannon triumph.

It's Movie Time Dec 9, '16 Manchester by the Sea

Dec 8, 2016

John and Sommer are filled with holiday cheer about this brooding, beautiful drama.

Nocturnal Animals

Dec 8, 2016

It's a jungle out there.

Manchester by the Sea

Dec 8, 2016

One of the best films of the year and a sure Oscar nomination for Casey Affleck.

Office Christmas Party

Dec 7, 2016

Your party may have been even sillier than this one.

The Eagle Huntress

Dec 3, 2016

A doc for everyone.

It's Movie Time Dec 2, '16 Loving

Dec 1, 2016

John and Crystal love Loving.


Nov 29, 2016

A minimalist production treats romance that has global effects.


Nov 27, 2016

Slightly patterned after Casablanca, an entertaining companion to that classic.

It's Movie Time Nov 25, '16: Rules Don't Apply

Nov 24, 2016

John and Kevin assess Warren Beatty's return to cinema in Rules Don't Apply.

Rules Don't Apply

Nov 22, 2016

Beatty is amusing as Hughes, the love affair of the young'uns not so much.