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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It's Movie Time Sept '23, '16 Blair Witch

Sep 22, 2016

John consults with Hope, the IMT expert on things horrible.

Film reviewed: Blair Witch

by host John DeSando and guest, Hope Madden

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

Hope Madden writes for Columbus Underground and MaddWolf.com.


Sep 22, 2016

Hard-edged story for such a soft subject.

The Hollars

Sep 22, 2016

The Hollars family needs to be even more dysfunctional to be funny.


Sep 21, 2016

It's real, it's thrilling, and it's directed by Oliver Stone.

Blair Witch

Sep 16, 2016

Even contemporary ear-piece cameras and drones can't keep me from longing for the simpler Exorcist.

It's Movie Time Sept 16, '16 The Hollars

Sep 15, 2016

The Hollars is not released in this market until next week. John and Kevin just had to disagree now about  the newest  dysfunctional-family comedy.

It's Movie Time Sept 9, '16 Sully

Sep 8, 2016

John and Linda love this one.


Sep 6, 2016

One of Eastwood's and the year's best.

The Light Between Oceans

Sep 6, 2016

More Thomas Hardy than Nicholas Sparks.

It's Movie Time Sept 2, '16 The Light Between Oceans

Sep 1, 2016

John and Wayne, after juvenile jokes about lighthouse symbolism, find this film  entertaining and insightful.

Germans and Jews

Aug 31, 2016

Who would have thought?

It's Movie Time Aug 26, '16 Don't Breathe

Aug 26, 2016

John and Hope loved this rouser-The Blind Man and his dog will scare the heck out of you.

Blood Father

Aug 26, 2016

Gibson returns with a vengeance.

Don't Think Twice

Aug 25, 2016

That's life!

Don’t Think Twice

Grade:  A-

Director: Mike Birbiglia (Sleepwalk with Me)

Screenplay: Birbiglia

Cast: Keegan-Michael Key (Keanu), Gillian Jacobs (Community)

Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hr 32 min

by John DeSando

“I think for anyone - male or female - in improv, the biggest thing to get over is the fear. I think every improviser has that.” Rachel Dratch

Don't Breathe

Aug 25, 2016

It'll scare the bejesus out of you.


Aug 25, 2016

It  may lack the Wall Street movie zing, but it sure is instructive about the equity in investment banking.


Aug 22, 2016

One of the best ever.

It's Movie Time Aug 19, '16 Hell or High Water

Aug 18, 2016

John and Linda adore this modern oater partly because the camera work and makeup are outstanding. Imagine that!

War Dogs

Aug 17, 2016

Of arms and the men who deal them.

Florence Foster Jenkins

Aug 14, 2016

Streep, great, of course. But Grant! Who would have thought?