It's Movie Time March 4, '16 The Treasure, In the Shadow of Women

Mar 6, 2016

John and Kevin discuss two  impressive foreign films, The Treasure and In the Shadow of Women.

Cinema Classics March 3, '16 Taxi Driver

Mar 6, 2016

Johnny and Sommer discuss Taxi Driver to be shown at the Gateway Film Center starting  March 4 in 35 mm.


Mar 6, 2016

Fun for the whole family.

A War

Mar 6, 2016

It's not Hurt Locker, but it is compelling story telling about the inscrutable war in Afghanistan.

London Has Fallen

Mar 3, 2016

Uncomfortably thrilling.

Whisky Tango Foxtrot

Mar 3, 2016

WTF from the title best expresses my confusion.

In the Shadow of Women

Feb 27, 2016

Find out why men are clueless.

The Treasure

Feb 27, 2016

It's an odd comedy with subtle smiles about the foolishness of human adventures.

It's Movie Time Feb. 26, '16 The Lady in the Van

Feb 25, 2016

John and Wayne agree this is good Brit comedy with a great actress.

The Lady in the Van

Feb 22, 2016

An eccentric  character played by an accomplished actress.

It's Movie Time Feb 19, '16 The Witch

Feb 19, 2016

John and Linda disagree about The Witch's merit. However, they agree it can be horrifying.

Film reviewed: The Witch

by hosts John DeSando and Linda Baas McClelland

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 It’s Movie Time. Contact him at JDeSando@Columbus.rr.com

Cinema Classics Feb. 18, '16 Pre-Oscar #2

Feb 19, 2016

John and Johnny finish their discussion of Oscar nominees for the '16 Oscar ceremony.


Feb 19, 2016

For this agnostic critic, fun moments remembering when he was a believer. It's a pleasant Biblical adaptation.

The Witch

Feb 18, 2016

It'll scare the bejesus out of you.

IMT Promo 2-19-16 Anything Goes 30 sec.

Feb 17, 2016

John DeSando and Linda Baas McClelland

45 Years

Feb 15, 2016

A beautiful film with a transcendent performance.

It's Movie Time Feb.12, '16 Son of Saul

Feb 11, 2016

John and Hope heap praise on the Oscar-nominated for best foreign language film, Son of Saul.

John and Johnny discuss their predictions for best picture and best actor and actress.

A Cinema Classic: Pre-Oscar '16 #1

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.


Feb 11, 2016

At this time of weak-cinema year, a sardonic actioner is welcome. Laughs do follow.


Feb 11, 2016

A satisfying romance that eschews some of the romantic formula.