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5:34 pm
Tue April 28, 2015

Clouds of Sils Maria

No clouds over this film--just a beautiful experience.

 

 

  

Clouds of Sils Maria

Grade: A

Director: Olivier Assayas (Something in the Air)

Screenplay: Assayas

Cast: Juliette Binoche (Chocolat), Kristen Stewart (Still Alice)

Rating: R

Runtime: 124 min.

  

by John DeSando

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4:46 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

It's Movie Time April 24, '15: The Age of Adaline

Film reviewed: The Age of Adaline

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.

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 April 24, 2015

April 26, 2015 On the Marquee

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases The Age of Adaline and Ex Machina, new Blu-rays Taken 3 and Cake, 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.

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4:20 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

White God

Not your Dad's Lassie.

White Dog

Grade: B+

Director: Kornal Mundruczo (Tender Son)

Screenplay: Mundruczo, Viktoria Petranyi (Johanna), Kata Weber (Transmission)

Cast: Zsofia Psotta, Sandor Zsoter (Heavenly Shift),

Rating: R

Runtime: 121 min.

by John DeSando

“Don't be afraid, they're just a bunch of dogs.” Man at a club.

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3:08 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Ex Machina

It's still a great story about boys and girls, sci-fi notwithstanding.

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2:44 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

The Age of Adeline

Enjoyable with a core of humanity but the usual Sparks-like sentimentality.

 

 

  

The Age of Adaline

Grade: B-

Director: Lee Toland Krieger (Celeste and Jesse Forever)

Screenplay: J. Mills Goodloe (The Best of Me), Salvadore Paskowitz (Nic & Tristan Go Mega Dega)

Cast: Blake Lively(Town), Michiel Huisman (Wild)

Rating: PG-13

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12:21 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Cinema Classics April 23, '15 Women at the BoxOffice

John and Johnny remark on the impact of women at the box office.

A Cinema Classic: Women at the box office.

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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8:00 am
Fri April 17, 2015

April 19, 2015 On the Marquee

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 and Unfriended, new Blu-rays Big Eyes and The Babadook, 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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3:40 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

It's Movie Time April 17, '15: Woman in Gold

John and Linda cite Vienna and Helen Mirren as reasons to see this film.

Film reviewed: Woman in Gold

by host John DeSando with guest, 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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1:21 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

True Story

Secrets and Lies:

 

  

True Story

Grade: A-

Director: Rupert Goold

Screenplay: Goold, David Kajganich (The Invasion) from Michael Finkel memoir

Cast: James Franco (127 Hours), Jonah Hill (Moneyball)

Rating: R

Runtime: 100 min.

by John DeSando

“Sometimes the truth isn't believable. But that doesn't mean that it's not true.” Christian Longo (James Franco)

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9:22 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Woman in Gold

Woman in Gold

Grade: B

Director: Simon Curtis

Screenplay: Alexi Kaye Campbell from E. Randol Shoenberg and Maria Altman life story.

Cast: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 109 min.

by John DeSando

"Because people forget, you see. And then, of course, there's justice." Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren)

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5:17 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

While We're Young

Oh, those yuppies are getting old.

 

  

While We’re Young

Grade: B+

Director: Noah Baumbach (Frances Ha)

Screenplay: Baumbach (Fantastic Mr. Fox)

Cast: Ben Stiller (Little Fockers), Naomi Watts (Birdman)

Rating: R

Runtime: 97 min.

by John DeSando

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11:36 am
Thu April 9, 2015

It's Movie Time March 6, '15: (Repeat)The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

John and Hope find it amusing if not great.

Film reviewed:The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

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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5:25 pm
Wed April 8, 2015

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter

Beats Disney by a Yellow-Brick mile.

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8:37 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Cinema Classics April 9 '15: Biopics (Repeat)

John and Johnny discuss their favorite biopics.

A Cinema Classic: Our favorite biopics.

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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6:25 pm
Mon April 6, 2015

It's Movie Time April 3, '15 Spring

John and Helmut loved this love story.

Film reviewed: Spring

by host John DeSando with guest Helmut Kremling

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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6:10 pm
Mon April 6, 2015

Effie Gray

Emma, what hapened?

 

 

  

Effie Gray

Grade: C

Director: Richard Laxton (Grow Your Own)

Screenplay: Emma Thompson (Sense and Sensibility)

Cast: Dakota Fanning (The Secret Life of Bees), Thompson (Much Ado About Nothing)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 108 min.

by John DeSando

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5:54 pm
Mon April 6, 2015

Danny Collins

Great acting--story not so much.

 

 

  

Danny Collins

Grade: C+

Director: Dan Fogelman

Screenplay: Fogelman

Cast: Al Pacino (Scent of a Woman), Jennifer Garner (Dallas Buyers Club)

Rating: R

Runtime: 106 min.

by John DeSando

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8:02 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Spring

It's a splendid love story despite its horror touches.

 

 

  

Spring

Grade: A-

Director: Justin Benson (Resolution), Aaron Moorhead (Dating a Zombie)

Screenplay: Benson

Cast: Lou Taylor Pucci (Evil Dead), Nadia Hilker

Runtime: 109 min

by John DeSando

“Pick your poison.” Angelo (Francesco Catnelutti)

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8:00 am
Fri April 3, 2015

April 5, 2015 On the Marquee

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Furious 7 and Beyond the Mask, new Blu-rays Interstellar and The Imitation Game, 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.

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