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First-Rate Thriller.

It's Movie Time July 31, '15 Vacation

Aug 1, 2015

John and Kevin find some amusing moments and that's about it.

Film reviewed: Vacation

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.

Infinetly Polar bear

Aug 1, 2015

One of the year's winners.

Vacation

Aug 1, 2015

You could do worse for a vacation and probably have.

A LEGO Brickumentary

Jul 31, 2015

Brick by brick, they build an impressive documentary.

Bride of Frankenstein shows on the big screen Sunday, August 2, 2 pm at the Gateway Film Center. Join John and Johnny for lunch at 1 pm and experience their introduction at 2. Special--$15 for lunch and film or $8 for film. It's the Cinema Classics series.

John, Johnny, and Wayne continue their discussion of Sherlock Holmes movies.

A Cinema Classic: Sherlock Holmes Part 2

with co-hosts John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto and guest Wayne Miller.

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 July 24, '15 Trainwreck

Jul 24, 2015

John and Hope admire Amy Schumer's in your face individualism.

Film reviewed: Trainwreck

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.

The boys discuss the history of Sherlock Holmes .

A Cinema Classic: Sherlock Holmes Part 1

with co-hosts John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto and guest Wayne Miller.

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.

Trainwreck

Jul 20, 2015

Amy Schumer proves she's made for romantic comedy on film.

It's Movie Time July 17, '15 Mr. Holmes

Jul 17, 2015

John and Wayne approve this addition to the Holmes canon.

Film reviewed: Mr. Holmes

by host John DeSando with guest Wayne Miller

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 and Johnny reminisce about Chinatown and Citizen Kane from Film's Cool: How to See Films-- their class at the Gateway Film Center.

A Cinema Classic: Film's Cool Films 2

Amy

Jul 17, 2015

A first-rate documentary about a first-rate talent.

Amy

Grade: A

Director: Asif Kapadia (Senna)

Cast: Amy Winehouse

Rating: R

Runtime: 128 min.

by John DeSando

"You should be tougher mum, you’re not strong enough to say stop." Amy Winehouse

Mr. Holmes

Jul 17, 2015

John approves of the very old Holmes.

Mr. Holmes

Grade: B+

Director: Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters)

Screenplay: Jeffrey Hatcher  (from Mitch Cullin’s (A Slight Trick of the Mind)

Cast: Ian McKellan (Avengers), Laura Linney (Mystic River)

Rating: PG

Runtime:104 mimn.

by John DeSando

“I've decided to write the story down; as it was, not as John made it. Get it right, before I die.”  Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellen)

Ant-Man

Jul 14, 2015

Best summer spectacle in minimalist trappings.

Ant-Man

Grade: A-

Director: Peyton Read (Yes Man)

Screenplay: Edgar Wright (Hot Fuzz), Joe Cornish (The Adventures of Tintin), et al.

Cast: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas

Rating: PG 13

Runtime: 117 min.

by John DeSando

“Scott, I've been watching you for a while, now. You're different. Now, don't let anyone tell you that you have nothing to offer.” Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas)

John and Kevin agree it's great to have "Ahnold" back even in a hot mess of a movie.

John and Johnny talk about The Graduate and Casablanca from Film's Cool class.

Minions

Jul 9, 2015

Cute but not Inside Out.

Manglehorn

Jul 8, 2015

Pacino is worth seeing, as almost always.

Manglehorn

Grade: B

Director: Joe Gordon Green (Pineapple Express, Prince Avalanche)

Screenplay: Paul Logan

Cast: Al Pacino (Danny Collins), Holly Hunter (O Brother, Where Art Thou?)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 97 min.

by John DeSando

“You look great. Like a racehorse.” A. J. Manglehorn (Al Pacino)

John and Linda don't agree on this one.

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