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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6:33 pm
Wed December 26, 2012

Jack Reacher


Cruise controls.



Jack Reacher
Grade: A-
Director: Christopher McQuarrie (The Tourist)
Screenplay: McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects), from Lee Child book
Cast: Tom Cruise (Mission Impossible), Rosamund Pike (Wrath of the Titans)
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 130 min.
by John DeSando

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11:43 am
Wed December 26, 2012

Hyde Park on Hudson

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7:57 am
Tue December 25, 2012

Django Unchained

Tarantino is unparalleled for Unchained


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7:55 am
Tue December 25, 2012

Les Miserables

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7:53 am
Tue December 25, 2012

A Royal Affair

Denmark becomes enlightened but not without some dangerous liaisons.


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9:44 am
Sun December 23, 2012

It's Movie Time December 21, 2012: This is 40

Film reviewed: This is 40


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 Idol Chatter and Man Panel. Carolyn Bruck is a news anchor for ABC 6/Fox 28.



John and Carolyn, neither near 40 years old, review a comedy replete with issues for those turning that infamous age.



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6:36 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

This is 40

Turning 40 is apt Apatow.



This is 40
Grade: B
Director: Judd Apatow (Knocked Up)
Screenplay: Apatow
Cast: Paul Rudd (Our Idiot Brother), Leslie Mann (The Change-UP)
Rating: R
Runtime: 134 min.
by John DeSando

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9:41 am
Fri December 14, 2012

It's Movie Time December 14, 2012: Sessions


John and Carolyn enjoy a film about sex that is not sexual.


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1:53 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

It's fun, but you can bet your Bilbo, it's long.

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11:22 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Hitchcock

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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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