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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7:10 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

The Comedy

Not "comedy" as we know it.


The Comedy
Grade: B-
Director: Rick Alverson
Screenplay: Alverson, Robert Donne, Colm O’Leary
Cast: Tim Heidecker
Rating: NR
Runtime: 94 min.
by John DeSando

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6:22 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Cool, sentimental, and melodramatic coming of age.


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6:55 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

The Loneliest Planet

It's lonely on the trail and in the heart.


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9:45 am
Thu November 29, 2012

It's Movie Time November 30, 2012: Anna Karenina


John and Carolyn differ on the adaptation's value.

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10:09 am
Wed November 28, 2012

Killing Them Softly

It's a small Mob story with  big dialogue.

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11:20 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Anna Karenina

A new and exciting way to experience an old story.


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7:21 am
Mon November 26, 2012

The Sessions

You'll not see a more sexual film this year.


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9:16 am
Fri November 23, 2012

It's Movie Time November 23, 2012: Lincoln


John and Carolyn appreciate the drama and historicity of the film Lincoln.


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4:58 pm
Wed November 21, 2012

Life of PI

The most imaginative film this year.


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1:21 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Silver Linings Playbook

Cooper and Lawrence are the best couple in a romantic dramedy this year.



Silver Linings Playbook
Grade: A
Director: David O. Russell (The Fighter)
Screenplay: Russell from Matthew Quick novel
Cast: Bradley Cooper (Limitless), Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games)
Rating: R
Runtime:
by John DeSando


“I’m remaking myself,” Pat (Bradley Cooper)

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3:24 pm
Fri November 16, 2012

It's Movie Time November 16, 2012: Holy Motors


John and Carolyn reveal the intricacies of Holy Motors.



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7:19 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Lincoln

The political process meets "Honest Abe."


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9:31 am
Tue November 13, 2012

Holy Motors

A strangely interesting treatise on death and acting.


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10:25 am
Fri November 9, 2012

It's Movie Time November 9, 2012: Skyfall



John and Carolyn go sky high in their praise of Skyfall.


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9:43 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Skyfall

The 50th anniversary of the Bond series:


Skyfall


Grade: A
Director: Sam Mendes (American Beauty)
Screenplay: Neal Purvis (Quantum of Solace), et al.
Cast: Daniel Craig (Casino Royale), Javier Bardem (No Country for Old men)
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 143 min.
by John DeSando
 

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9:33 am
Fri November 2, 2012

It's Movie Time November 2, 2012: Cloud Atlas

Carolyn and John try to make sense of the challenging and imaginative Cloud Atlas.

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8:30 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Flight

A cautionary tale about the tyranny of addiction whether in the sky or on the land.

Flight
Grade: B
Director: Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future)
Screenplay: John Gatins (Real Steel)
Cast: Nadine Velazquez (A Day in the Life), Denzel Washington (Safe House)
Rating: R
by John DeSando

“Nobody could've landed that plane like I did.” Whip (Denzel Washington)

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1:31 pm
Sat October 27, 2012

Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas
Grade: B+
Directors: Tom Tykwer (Run Lola Run), Andy Wachowski (The Matrix), Lana Wachowski (The Matrix)
Screenplay: Tykwer, Wachowskis, from David Mitchell novel
Cast: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry
Rating: R
Runtime: 172 Min
by John DeSando

“Just trying to understand why we keep making the same mistakes.”    Luisa Rey (Halle Berry)

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11:10 am
Fri October 26, 2012

It's Movie Time October 26, 2012: The Imposter

Review of The Imposter

John and Carolyn scratch their critical heads over the shenanigans in  documentary The Imposter.


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1:00 am
Fri October 19, 2012

It's Movie Time, October 19, 2012: Argo

John and Carolyn discuss the accuracy of the hype surrounding Argo.


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