It's Movie Time

Fridays at 3:01pm and 8:01 PM

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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It's Movie Time December 11, '15 Macbeth

Dec 13, 2015

John and Kevin look at the new Macbeth starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard.

Film reviewed: Macbeth

by host John DeSando with guest, Kevin Carr

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.

Macbeth

Dec 11, 2015

Visually stunning with some fine performances.

It's Movie Time December 4, '15 Trumbo

Dec 4, 2015

John and Hope disagree about Trumbo.

Hang on Sloopy: The Movie has a mysterious  femme and a world-class band. This is a documentary? Well, it's more like a thriller.

Creed

Nov 29, 2015

Second best to the original Rocky.

Creed

Grade: B

Director: Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station )

Screenplay: Coogler, et al.

Cast: Michael B. Jordan(Fruitvale Station )

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 133 min.

by John DeSando

Trumbo

Nov 26, 2015

Cranston is arguably the leading contender for best actor Oscar.

It's Movie Time Nov. 27, '15 Brooklyn

Nov 26, 2015

John and Kevin love this Irish lady.

Brooklyn

Nov 24, 2015

Ronan is a sure bet for an Oscar nomination.

Brooklyn

Grade: A

Director: John Crowley (Closed Circuit)

Screenplay: Nick Hornby (Wild) from Colm Toibin novel.

Cast: Saoirse Ronan (Hanna), Jim Broadbent (Crying Game)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 111 min.

by John DeSando

“Home is home.” Tony (Emory Cohen)

It's Movie Time Nov. 20, '15 Room

Nov 21, 2015

John and Linda find Oscar material in this fine psychological thriller.

Room

Nov 21, 2015

Oscar-worthy film.

Secret in Their Eyes

Nov 21, 2015

Julia good, movie not so.

Spotlight

Nov 19, 2015

One of the best movies of the year and arguably the best journalism film of all time.

By the Sea

Nov 18, 2015

Malta is beautiful and so is Angelina. The story--not so much.

Another credible documentary on the Nazi legacy.

What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy

Grade:  B+

Director: David Evans (Dirt)

Screenplay: Phillipe Sands

Cast: Niklas Frank, Horst von Wachter

Runtime: 96 min.

by John DeSando

John and Wayne assess the new Bond flick and predict the future.

Love the Coopers

Nov 13, 2015

It's rough at holiday time, but most families like the sometimes-amusing Coopers make it through to next year.

Love the Coopers

Grade: B-

Director: Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam)

Screenplay: Steven Rodgers (P.S. I Love You)

Cast: Olivia Wilde (Rush), Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia!)

Rating: PG 13

Runtime: 107 min.

by John DeSando

Spectre

Nov 8, 2015

It's fun but not memorable Bond.

John and Hope find some good acting amidst a messy film.

Film reviewed: Our Brand is Crisis

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.

Suffragette

Nov 7, 2015

Mulligan is a sure Oscar nominee.

Victoria

Nov 3, 2015

You will be involved in the action.

Victoria

Grade: B

Director: Sebastian Schipper (Sometime in August)

Screenplay: Schipper, Olivia Neergaard-Holm, Erike Frederic Schulz

Cast: Lala Costa (I Want You), Frederick Lau (Coming In)

Rating: NR

Runtime: 138 min.

by John DeSando

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