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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 Promo "Retirement" 7-6-16

Jul 7, 2016

Hear our recent promo about Bootsie:

It's Movie Time July 1, '16 Swiss Army Man and The BFG

Jun 30, 2016

John and Kevin find flatulence the through line in these films but nothing else for two  great movies.

The BFG

Jun 30, 2016

A fantasy for young and old from our greatest living director.

Swiss Army Man, The BFG, The Shallows

Jun 30, 2016

Swiss Army Man

Paul Dano stars in Swiss Army Man as Hank, a man stranded on an island who gives up on suicide when he finds new hope in Daniel Radcliffe’s, Manny, a dazzling corpse that can fart to propulsive effect, produce potable water, and chop wood among other fantastical feats.

Swiss Army Man

Jun 29, 2016

More imaginative than anything else we've seen in years.

Len and Company

Jun 21, 2016

An insightful glimpse into parenthood and fame.

Genius

Jun 21, 2016

Observe a great editor work with a great writer.

It's Movie Time June 17,'16 Dheepan

Jun 17, 2016

John and Linda find richness in the Cannes Palme d'Or winner, Dheepan.

Film reviewed: Dheepan

by host John DeSando and guest, Linda Baas McClelland

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

Weiner

Jun 17, 2016

A disgraced politician lets it all hang out in this memorable documentary.

Dheepan

Jun 16, 2016

Deeply moving film about immigration and love with a violent backdrop.

Central Intelligence

Jun 16, 2016

It's a typical buddy comedy with some nice touches beyond the stereotypes.

It's Movie Time June 10,'16 The Conjuring 2

Jun 10, 2016

John and Hope review the Conjuring sequel, The Conjuring 2. It scares John, and it disappoints Hope.

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 JDeSando@Columbus.rr.com

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.

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