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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7:45 pm
Sat December 21, 2013

It's Movie Time Dec 20, '13: American Hustle

John and guest Srinath Sampath are of one mind about the greatness of American Hustle.

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7:33 pm
Sat December 21, 2013

Philomena

If you grew up under the nuns, this film will justify your suspicions.

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6:41 pm
Sat December 21, 2013

Saving Mr. Banks

Catch the Disney and Poppins spirit.

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6:22 pm
Sat December 21, 2013

American Hustle

Could be the best movie of the year if it can move off stage the gravity of 12 Years a Slave.

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12:41 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Inside Llewyn Davis

It's dark and smokey in the folk venues of the '60's.

The Coen brothers have another memorable loner if just a tad too dark.

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8:30 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

It's Movie Time Dec 13, '13: Nebraska

Could this be an IMT critic?

John and Wayne identify with the old codger in Nebraska

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5:34 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska

A country for an old man.

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7:05 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

It's Movie Time Dec 6,'13: Out of the Furnace

Woody and Christian

John and Hope visit the Rust Belt for a bleak thriller.

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2:23 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Out of the Furnace

"I can outact you any day."

A solid vengeance film with period poignancy.

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1:21 am
Fri December 6, 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Exciting storytelling.

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5:27 am
Thu December 5, 2013

God Loves Uganda

American evangelists' anti-gay preaching in Uganda: It's powerful proselytising.

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1:56 pm
Fri November 29, 2013

It's Movie Time Nov 29,'13: The Hunger Games

John and Jessica are hungry to criticize The Hunger Games but come up mostly with praise.

Film reviewed: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

by host John DeSando with guest, Jessica Lager

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

John DeSando is also co-host of WCBE’s Cinema Classics.

Jessica Lager, a film graduate of Columbia College Chicago, works in Media and Marketing at ECOT (The Educational Classroom of Tomorrow).

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9:50 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Cinema Classics Nov 28, '13: Uncut 10 min. Holiday Classics , pt. 1

John and Johnny explore in uncut  10  min. the first two Holiday Classics at the Gateway Film Center: Miracle on 34th St and Meet Me in St. Louis.

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10:05 am
Mon November 25, 2013

It's Movie Time Nov 22, '13 Kill Your Darlings

John and Linda  recall the Beat Generation with mixed feelings about Kill Your Darlings.

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6:46 am
Mon November 25, 2013

The Hunger Games

The film is on fire at the box office.

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4:53 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Kill Your Darlings

Revisit the Beat Generation with Ginsberg, Kerouac, and Burroughs.

Kill Your Darlings

Grade: B+

Director: John Krokidas

Screenplay: Austin Bunn, Krokidas

Cast: Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Dane DeHaan ( The Place Beyond the Pines)

Rating: R

Runtime: 104 min.

by John DeSando

"She smells of imported sophistication and domestic cigarettes." Lucien Carr (Dane DeHaan)

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1:50 pm
Sun November 17, 2013

It's Movie Time Nov 15, '13 The Dallas Buyers Club

John and Helmut see an Oscar nomination in the lead performance.

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1:48 pm
Sun November 17, 2013

How I Live Now

Teen romances should be banned until the underagers grow up.

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5:22 am
Thu November 14, 2013

The Dallas Buyers Club

Depicting the fight against AIDS in the mid-'80's offers a Texas actor a chance for an Oscar.

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4:50 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

The Motel Life

These boys need steady work or better living circumstances..

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