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5:41 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

It's Movie Time Sept. 20, '13: The Family

Family Face

Film reviewed: The Family

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.

John DeSando is also co-host of WCBE’s Cinema Classics.

Wayne Miller is a dean at Franklin University and a past chair of the Film Council of Greater Columbus.

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4:27 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Prisoners

Prisoners
Grade: B
Director: Denis Villeneuve (Incendies)
Screenplay: Aaron Guzikowski (Contraband)
Cast: Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables), Jake Gyllenhaal
Rating: R
Runtime: 153 min.
by John DeSando

“Be prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.” Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman)

So you think someone can replicate the sinister Silence of the Lambs and the melodramatic Mystic River; well no one can because they are grand thrillers, fraught with suspense and depravity and peppered with audience desire for revenge.

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4:16 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Cinema Classics Sept. 19, '13: Oscar Snubs

A Cinema Classic: Oscar Snubs

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. John DeSando is also co-host of WCBE’s It’s Movie Time. Contact him at JDeSando@Columbus.rr.com

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3:35 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

September 22, 2013 On the Marquee

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Prisoners and Thanks for Sharing, new Blu-rays World War Z and The Bling Ring, 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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9:49 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Cinema Classics Sept 19, '13: Uncut 11 min. Oscar Snubs

A Cinema Classic: Uncut 11 min. Oscar Snubs


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.


John DeSando is also co-host of WCBE’s It’s Movie Time. Contact him at JDeSando@Columbus.rr.com

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3:11 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

The Spectacular Now

The Spectacular Now
Grade: A-
Director: James Ponsoldt (Smashed)
Screenplay: Scott Neustadter [ (500) Days of Summer], Michael H. Weber (The Pink Panther 2), from Tim Tharp novel
Cast: Miles Teller (Rabbit Hole), Shailene Woodley (The Descendants)
Rating: R
Runtime: 95 min.
by John DeSando

“Life is a series of moments called now.” Sutter (Miles Teller)

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1:21 pm
Sat September 14, 2013

It's Movie Time September 13, '13: Ain't Them Bodies Saints

John and Jess are big fans of this Terrence Malick-like drama.

Film reviewed: Ain't Them Bodies Saints

by host John DeSando with guest, Jessica Lager

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

John DeSando is also co-host of WCBE’s Cinema Classics.

Jessica Lager, a film graduate of Columbia College, is in media and marketing at ECOT (The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow)

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1:03 pm
Sat September 14, 2013

Short Term 12

Short Term 12

Grade: A

Director: Destin Cretton

Screenplay: Cretton

Cast: Brie Larson (The Spectacular Now), Frantz Turner (Play the Game)

Rating: R

Runtime: 96 min.

by John DeSando

"You are not their friend, and you are not their therapist," Jack (Frantz Turner) to Grace (Brie Larson)

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12:05 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

September 15, 2013 On the Marquee

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Insidious: Chapter 2 and The Family, new Blu-rays Star Trek Into Darkness and Peeples, 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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4:51 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

The Family

It's brutally funny, not all the time.

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10:48 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Cinema Classics Sept. 12, '13: Hollywood Model Implosion



John, Johnny, and Chris discuss  Spielberg and Lucas's prediction of the Hollywood model implosion.


A Cinema Classic:  Hollywood Model Implosion


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.

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10:11 am
Tue September 10, 2013

It's Movie Time September 6, '13: The Act of Killing

John and Hope  are moved by the astonishing documentary, The Act of Killing. 

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1:22 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

A luscious, moody noir set in '70's Texas.

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9:42 am
Fri September 6, 2013

September 8, 2013 On the Marquee

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Riddick and Ain't Them Bodies Saints, new Blu-rays Now You See Me and Cockneys vs. Zombies, 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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11:02 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Cinema Classics Sepember 5, '13: Fall Preview, pt. 2

The Johns preview new films for Nov. and Dec., '13.

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1:24 pm
Sun September 1, 2013

It's Movie Time August 30, '13: Prince Avalanche

John and Jessica  have a few laughs over an eccentric indie, Prince Avalanche.

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1:20 pm
Sun September 1, 2013

The Act of Killing

Don't see this doc if you demand to witness a just world in your movies.

The Act of Killing

Grade: A- Director: Joshua Oppenheimer (The Entire History of the Louisiana Purchase) with Christine Cynn

Cast: Anwar Congo, Herman Koto as themseves

Rating: NR

Runtime: 115 min.

by John DeSando

“It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets” Voltaire

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8:00 am
Fri August 30, 2013

September 1, 2013 On the Marquee

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Getaway and Closed Circuit, new Blu-rays Pain & Gain and The Great Gatsby, 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.

About the Hosts:

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7:00 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Cinema Classics August 29, '13: African American Films

After seeing Lee Daniels' The Butler, John and Johnny reminisce about African American films.

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6:51 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

The Way Way Back

Unusually unaffected summer coming-of age tale.

Grade: B+

Directors: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash

Screenplay: Faxon, Rush

Cast: Liam James (Fred Claus), Steve Carell (Crazy, Stupid, Love)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 103 min.

by John DeSando

Pam: Where were you Duncan?

Duncan: Nowhere.

Pam: That's a long time to be nowhere?

Duncan: Well that's where I was!

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