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1:53 pm
Mon June 1, 2015

Lambert & Stamp

What The Who!

Lambert  & Stamp

Grade: B+

Director: James D. Cooper

Cast: Kit Lambert, Chris Stamp, Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend

Rating: R

Runtime: 117 min.

by John DeSando

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1:46 pm
Mon June 1, 2015

Pitch Perfect 2

A pleasure for eyes and ears.

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5:15 am
Fri May 29, 2015

It's Movie Time May 29, '15: Tomorrowland

John and Hope disagree considerably about this benign summer blockbuster.

Film reviewed: Tomorrowland

by host John DeSando with guest Hope Madden

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

Listen to the live show on WCBE 90.5 Fridays at 3:01 and 8:01 PM.

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5:14 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Dark Star: HR Giger's World

He's macabre and memorable.

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8:37 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Cinema Classics May 28, '15 Film's Cool's Films

John and Johnny survey the films of the class Film's Cool at Gateway Film Center starting June 3. Go to GatewayFilmCenter.com to register.

A Cinema Classic: Film's Cool's Films

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3:12 pm
Sat May 23, 2015

It's Movie Time May 22, '15 Far From the Madding Crowd

It's beautiful out there in every way.

Film reviewed: Far From the Madding Crowd

by host John DeSando with Linda Baas McClelland

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

Listen to the live show on WCBE 90.5 Fridays at 3:01 and 8:01 PM.

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3:04 pm
Sat May 23, 2015

Tomorrowland

May be a bit too much Disney sugar, but nourishing as no other blockbusters this summer are.

Tomorrowland

Grade: A-

Director: Brad Bird (Ratatouille, The Incredibles, Iron Giant)

Screenplay: Bird, Damon Lindelof (World War Z), et al.

Cast: George Clooney (Monuments Men), Britt Robertson (Dan in Real Life)

Rating: PG

Runtime: 130 min

by John DeSando

When I was a kid," Frank Walker (George Clooney) says, "the future was different.”

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6:37 pm
Thu May 21, 2015

Tangerines

War at its worst and best.

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7:49 am
Thu May 21, 2015

Good Kill

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Good Kill

Grade: B

Director: Andrew Niccol (The Truman Show, Lord of War)

Screenplay: Niccol

Cast: Ethan Hawke (Boyhood), January Jones (Unknown)

Rating: R

Runtime: 102 min.

by John DeSando

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8:35 am
Wed May 20, 2015

Cinema Classics May 21, '15 Horror Films

John and Johnny look at some current horror flicks and some old ones.

A Cinema Classic: Horror Films

Award-winning Cinema Classics discusses great movies then and now. From films, genres, directors, and actors to everything else in between, the hosts don't always agree, but they are always fun and informative.

Cinema Classics is regularly broadcast at 8:01 pm Thursdays on WCBE 90.5 FM and online at WCBE.org. Stay connected on Facebook.

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3:04 pm
Tue May 19, 2015

I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

 

 

  

I am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

Grade: B

Director: Dave LaMattina (Brownstones to Red Dirt), Chad N. Walker (We Must Go)

Screenplay: LaMattina

Cast: Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson

Runtime: 90 min.

by John DeSando

“He didn’t fit in, and he knew it.” Frank Oz

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8:00 am
Fri May 15, 2015

May 17, 2015 On the Marquee

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Pitch Perfect 2 and Mad Max: Fury Road, new Blu-rays Still Alice and Blackhat, and more.

On the Marquee highlights the week’s movie releases—both in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray.  It airs on WCBE every Sunday morning at 9:01.

For more updates and reviews, find On the Marquee on Facebook.

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9:35 am
Thu May 14, 2015

It's Movie Time May 15, '15 Roar

It's one of the worst movies ever made, but it's a hoot.

Film reviewed: ROAR

by host John DeSando with Keivn Carr

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

Listen to the live show on WCBE 90.5 Fridays at 3:01 and 8:01 PM.

John DeSando, a Los Angeles Press Club first-place winner for National Entertainment Journalism, is also co-host of WCBE’s Cinema Classics. Contact him at JDeSando@Columbus.rr.com

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9:28 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Far from the Madding Crowd

Far From the Madding Crowd

Grade: A

Director: Thomas Vinterberg (The Hunt)

Screenplay: David Nicholls (One Day) from Thomas Hardy Novel

Cast: Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby), Michael Sheen (Frost/Nixon)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 119 min.

by John DeSando

“I am a woman. It is my intention to astonish you all.” Bathsheba (Carey Mulligan)

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4:27 pm
Wed May 13, 2015

Cinema Classics Promo 5-'15

Hear 28 seconds of fun in our new WCBE promo.

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9:10 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Cinema Classics May 14, '15 Film Class Preview

Every Wednesday in June, 6:30 to 8:30 pm., How to See  Movies class at Gateway with the Johns..

A Cinema Classic: Film Class Preview

With co-hosts John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto

Award-winning Cinema Classics discusses great movies then and now. From films, genres, directors, and actors to everything else in between, the hosts don't always agree, but they are always fun and informative.

Cinema Classics is regularly broadcast at 8:01 pm Thursday on WCBE 90.5 FM and streaming at WCBE.org. Stay connected on Facebook.

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5:18 pm
Fri May 8, 2015

It's Movie Time May 8, '15 Clouds of Sils Maria

John and Kevin

Film reviewed: Clouds of Sils Maria

by host John DeSando with guest Kevin Carr

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

Listen to the live show on WCBE 90.5 Fridays at 3:01 and 8:01 PM.

John DeSando, a Los Angeles Press Club first-place winner for National Entertainment Journalism, is also co-host of WCBE’s Cinema Classics. Contact him at JDeSando@Columbus.rr.com

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8:00 am
Fri May 8, 2015

May 10, 2015 On the Marquee

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Hot Pursuit and Maggie, new Blu-rays Selma and Fifty Shades of Grey, and more.

On the Marquee highlights the week’s movie releases—both in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray.  It airs on WCBE every Sunday morning at 9:01.

For more updates and reviews, find On the Marquee on Facebook.

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3:31 pm
Thu May 7, 2015

Welcome to Me

It's a bit depressing.

 

  

Welcome to Me

Grade: C+

Director: Shira Piven (Fully Loaded)

Screenplay: Eliot Laurence

Cast: Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids), James Marsden (X Men)

Rating: R

Runtime: 105 min.

by John DeSando

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3:29 pm
Thu May 7, 2015

Roar

One of the worst movies ever made but amusing for its ineptitude and sincerity.

Roar

Grade: C-

Director: Noel Marshall

Screenplay: Marshall. Ted Cassidy (Thunder County)

Cast: Tippi Hedren (The Birds), Melanie Griffith (Working Girl)

Rating: PG

Runtime: 102 min.

by John DeSando

“This is a madhouse.” Mativo (Kyalo Mativo)

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