It's Movie Time

Fridays at 3:01pm and 8:01 PM
John DeSando
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
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7:25 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

The Homesman

It's still rough out there for women.

 

 

  

The Homesman

Grade: B

Director: Tommy Lee Jones (The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada)

Screenplay: Jones, et al. from Wesley A. Oliver novel

Cast: Jones (Lincoln), Hilary Swank (Million Dollar Baby)

Rating: R

Runtime: 122 min.

by John DeSando

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5:09 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

Happy Valley

Not a winning game.

 

 

  

Happy Valley

Grade: B+

Director: Amir Bar-Lev (The Tillman Story)

Screenplay: Amir Bar-Lev

Runtime: 96 min.

“St. Joe”:  What Penn State, College Station, and the world called Joe Paterno before the Jerry Sandusky indictment.

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6:45 am
Wed December 3, 2014

We are the Best!

The band is not the best, but the the film is one of the best about adolescent girls.

We are the Best!

  

Grade: B

Director: Lukas Moodysson (Mammoth)

Screenplay: Moodysson, from Coco Moodysson comic book

Cast: Mira Barkhammar, Mira Grossin

Rating: NR

Runtime: 102 min.

by John DeSando

“We must be careful not to discourage our twelve-year-olds by making them waste the best years of their lives preparing for examinations.” Freeman Dyson

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1:13 pm
Sun November 30, 2014

It's Movie Time Nov. 28, '14: Whiplash

  

John and Linda praise the hard and rewarding music education drama, Whiplash.

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1:05 pm
Sun November 30, 2014

The Way He Looks

 

 

  

A good way of looking at teenage sex.

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7:54 am
Fri November 28, 2014

The Theory of Everything

This biopic has everything.

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7:06 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

It's Movie Time Nov 21, '14: Rosewater

 

 

  

Film reviewed: Rosewater

by host John DeSando with guest Helmut Kremling

It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including LA Press Club, MarCom, Silver Microphone, Communicator, and Hermes Creative honors.

Listen to the live show on WCBE 90.5 Fridays at 3:01 and 8:01 PM.

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6:28 pm
Sat November 15, 2014

It's Movie Time Nov 14, '14 Interstellar

John and Kevin  are not as impressed with Christopher Nolan this time around.

 

 

Film reviewed: Interstellar

 

  

 

by host John DeSando with guest Kevin Carr 

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6:19 pm
Sat November 15, 2014

Rosewater

 

 

  

A promising debut for Jon Stewart.

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2:44 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Citizenfour

Can you handle the truth?

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5:15 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Listen Up Phillip

He's unlikable but entertaining. 

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11:14 am
Sat November 8, 2014

Laggies

Laggies captures entertainingly the uncertainty of being 20 something.

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3:42 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Interstellar

It's a visual and thematic delight flawed only by big-time daddy issues.

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2:26 am
Sun November 2, 2014

It's Movie Time Oct 31, '14 Birdman (Or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

John and Hope rank Birdman  one of the two best films of the year.

Film reviewed: Birdman

by host John DeSando with guest Hope Madden

It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including LA Press Club, MarCom, Silver Microphone, Communicator, and Hermes Creative honors.

Listen to the live show on WCBE 90.5 Fridays at 3:01 and 8:01 PM.

John DeSando, a Los Angeles Press Club first-place winner for National Entertainment Journalism, is also co-host of WCBE’s Cinema Classics. Contact him at JDeSando@Columbus.rr.com

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7:57 pm
Sat November 1, 2014

Chef

If you love food at all, you'll love this movie.

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5:40 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Nightcrawler

One of the best thrillers of the year and one of the best performances.

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10:53 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Keaton may be the leading contender for the Oscar because of this enjoyable film.

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6:23 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

St. Vincent

Bill Murray is a saint, believe it or not.

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9:44 am
Thu October 23, 2014

It's Movie Time October 23, '14: Fury

John and Linda find realism and humanity inside a Sherman tank.

Film reviewed: Fury

by host John DeSando with guest Linda Baas McClelland

It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including LA Press Club, MarCom, Silver Microphone, Communicator, and Hermes Creative honors.

Listen to the live show on WCBE 90.5 Fridays at 3:01 and 8:01 PM.

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2:02 pm
Sun October 19, 2014

Men, Women, and Children

It's conversation provoking.

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