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American Animals

21 hours ago

Interesting story about a troubled crime that may be accurate, or not.

It's Movie Time June 22, '18 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Jun 21, 2018

John and Kevin like the dinosaurs; the story not so much.

John and Johnny celebrate the 50th anniversary of arguably the smartest sci-fi film of all time: 2001.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Jun 20, 2018

Raptor Run!

The Seagull

Jun 19, 2018

Enjoyable Chekov deftly brought to the screen.

First Reformed

Jun 16, 2018

Hawke is at his best; humanity, not so much. An intensely satisfying drama.

On Chesil Beach

Jun 14, 2018

Beautiful, melancholic art-house romance.

It's Movie Time June 15, '18 Incredibles 2

Jun 14, 2018

John and Crystal love Incredibles 2 just as they did #1.

John and Johnny marvel at the conditions under which this classic was made in Africa.

Incredibles 2

Jun 13, 2018

Just as good as 1.

Hereditary

Jun 9, 2018

Watch this scary family and see your own for the full summer shock experience.

It's Movie Time June 8, '18 Beast

Jun 6, 2018

John and Linda are mixed about this provocative  romantic thriller.

Beast

Jun 5, 2018

An unusual  romantic thriller with something to say about young women.

With the new Solo: A Star Wars Story, the boys assess the career of the original Han Solo, Harrison Ford.

A Cinema Classic: Harrison Ford

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.

It's Movie Time June 1, '18 The Rider

Jun 1, 2018

John and Hope like this ride.

Disobedience

May 31, 2018

A gently-told story of love between two women and the community that disallows it.

The Guardians

May 30, 2018

One of the most beautiful movies in cinema and a best of the year.

Cinema Classics May 31, '18 Summer '18

May 29, 2018

John and Johnny scan  summer '18 now and later.

Deadpool 2

May 26, 2018

It's irreverent and fun, just like its original.

John and Dan (a true fanboy) enjoy the origin story of young Han Solo.

John and Johnny expand their recent Butch Cassidy discussion to the decade-earlier Magnificent Seven.

Solo: A Star Wars Story

May 23, 2018

To be enjoyed in a light-filled summer.

It's Movie Time May 18, '18 Black Panther (Repeat)

May 18, 2018

John and Kevin agree this is a great addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe worthy of our repeat show.

The boys face off two of their favorite actresses, Annette Bening and Susan Sarandon.

It's Movie Time May 11, '18 Life of the Party

May 11, 2018

John and Kevin, not big partiers, do enjoy Melissa McCarthy at her film party.

Film reviewed: Life of the Party

by host John DeSando and guest, Kevin Carr

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

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

Life of the Party

May 10, 2018

Melissa McCarthy owns this comedy.

John and Johnny see themselves as modern-day Hole-in-the-Wall heroes like Butch and Sundance.

It's Movie Time May 4, '18 Foxtrot

May 3, 2018

John and Mary find much to enjoy about this challenging drama, Israel's entry for the Oscars.  We've repeated this show to coincide with its opening today in Columbus.

John and Johnny, inspired by Krasinski and Blount in A Quiet Place, explore romantic couples off and on the screen.

Avengers: Infinity War

Apr 30, 2018

Enjoyable modern epic but no Homer.

Avengers: Infinity War

Grade: B

Directors: Anthony Russo (Captain America), Joe Russo (Captain America)

Screenplay: Christopher Markus, et al.

Cast: Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Hemsworth (Thor)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 2 hr 29 min

by John DeSando

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