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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4:03 pm
Sat March 30, 2013

The Gatekeepers

Watch real power talk about itself.

The Gatekeepers
Grade: A
Director:
Cast: Ami Avalon, Avraham Shalom
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 101 min.
by John DeSando

"These are philosophical questions, not practical ones," Yaakov Peri

If the Arab-Israeli conflict interests you, then take a close look at The Gatekeepers, a first-rate documentary about Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency primarily responsible for Israel’s complicated relationship with Palestine, for both good and bad.

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5:06 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

It's Movie Time March 29, 2013: Olympus Has Fallen

John and Carolyn definitely disagree.

Film reviewed:  Olympus Has Fallen

by hosts John DeSando and Carolyn Bruck

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 and appears on Fox 28’s  Man Panel. Carolyn Bruck is a news anchor for ABC 6/Fox 28.

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6:26 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Olympus Has Fallen

Enjoy a cheesy B thriller.

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6:45 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Admission

I must admit I liked Admission.


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5:12 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Stoker

Another dysfunctional family but with  functional cinematography.

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6:00 pm
Sun March 17, 2013

The Call

Learn about 911 Call Centers; weep for an imaginative thriller.


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3:14 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

It's Movie Time March 15, '13: Oz the Great and Powerful


Carolyn  and John agree on the visual delights of Oz and the deficiency of  Franco's role.


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4:54 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Oz the Great and Powerful

Some real magic needed with this extravaganza.


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4:52 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Emperor

Needing more TL Jones and less love.


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4:31 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Snitch

Dwayne just keeps chugging along with one mediocre film after another.


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9:56 am
Fri March 1, 2013

It's Movie Time March 1, 2013 : Best Picture Oscars of the Past

Carolyn, Fran, and John compare notes on their fav Oscars from the past.

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1:05 am
Sat February 23, 2013

It's Movie Time Febrauary 22, 2013 : Pre-Oscar Observations



  


John and Carolyn guess at the Oscar winners and weigh in on the ones they believe should win.


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1:05 am
Sat February 16, 2013

It's Movie Time Febrauary 15, 2013 : Side Effects



John, Carolyn, and Linda explain how they were affected by Side Effects.


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5:32 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

Identity Thief

Be careful of the time this comedy will steal from you.


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8:25 am
Thu February 14, 2013

Side Effects

Rooney Mara as depressed Emily

Side Effects
Grade: C
Director: Steven Soderbergh (Erin Brokovich, Contagion)
Screenplay: Scott Z. Burns (The Bourne Ultimatum)
Cast: Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Channing Tatum (Magic Mike)
Rating: R
Runtime: 105 min.
by John DeSando


Martin Taylor (Channing Tatum): Be careful.
Emily Taylor (Rooney Mara): Why?
Martin Taylor: There are side effects.
Emily Taylor: There always are. Side effects.

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9:42 am
Sat February 9, 2013

It's Movie Time February 8, 2013: Silver Linings Playbook

John and Carolyn review David O. Russell's Oscar-nominated Silver Linings Playbook

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7:17 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Amour

A  memorable story of love.


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5:15 am
Mon February 4, 2013

It's Movie Time Feb 1, '13 A Royal Affair


John and Carolyn are happy about this torrid period drama set in 18th-century Denmark.


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6:19 pm
Sun February 3, 2013

Any Day Now

An even-handed look at gay adoption and Down Syndrome.


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10:04 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Cinema Classics January 24, '13 Uncut Kathryn Bigelow



John and Johnny praise at uncut length The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty but disagree about Bigelow's earlier Point Break and Blue Steel.


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