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Risen

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.
 

Deadpool

Feb 11, 2016

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

Tumbledown

Feb 11, 2016

A satisfying romance that eschews some of the romantic formula.

Son of Saul

Feb 11, 2016

One of the best movies of 2015 and one of the best Holocaust stories you'll ever see.

Where to Invade Next

Feb 11, 2016

Its posters claim this doc a "comedy." It's actually the bad boy's most sober look at our culture since I can remember.

It's Movie Time Feb.5, '16 The Finest Hours

Feb 4, 2016

John and Courtney enjoy this sea  disaster adventure based on a true story..

Film reviewed: The Finest Hours.

by hosts John DeSando with guest,  Courtney Hughes

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

Inspired by Anomalisa, the boys look at the work of writer/director Charlie Kaufman.

A Cinema Classic: Charlie Kaufman\

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.

The Finest Hours

Feb 3, 2016

Yes, it's formulaic and nostalgic, but it has a sincerity and affectionatly low-key attitude.

It's Movie Time Jan 29, '16 Anomalisa

Jan 29, 2016

John and Kevin  make some sense out of the sometimes obtuse but always brilliant  Charlie Kaufman.

Take Rikki Santer's UA class. Ignore the big-mouth critics.

John and Johnny, inspired by the Gateway Film Center's screening of Fargo on Feb 7, reminisce about the Coen Brothers' films.

Anomalisa

Jan 22, 2016

We're there among the puppets.

It's Movie Time Jan 22, '16 Carol

Jan 21, 2016

John and Chris review the acclaimed Carol, with reservations.

Inspired by her performances in Carol and Truth, the boys survey the work of Cate Blanchett.

A Cinema Classic: Cate Blanchett

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 Jan 15, '16 Golden Globes and COFCA

Jan 14, 2016

John and Wayne consider the winners of Golden Globes and COFCA awards.

Film reviewed: Golden Globes and COFCA awards

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.

Inspired by The Revenant and The Martian, the boys disagree about   survival movies.

Mustang

Jan 13, 2016

Girls will be girls, no matter the culture, yet some cultures don't want them to be so.

Carol

Jan 11, 2016

Nominations are certain in this classy, alternative love story that's just a bit slow.

It's Movie Time January 8, '15 The Revenant

Jan 8, 2016

John and Hope survive discussing Leo's performance in Revenant.

Cinema Classics Jan. 7, '16 Star Wars

Jan 8, 2016

John and Johnny have mixed feelings about  the current Star Wars and its six ancestors.

The Revenant

Jan 8, 2016

Leo may get the Oscar for his role in a tale of revenge and survival set in 1820's America.

It's Movie Time January 1, '16 The Hateful Eight

Jan 3, 2016

John and Sommer  have a few laughs over Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight. Oh, yes, they love it.

John and Johnny preview the Ghibli Anime series at the  Gateway Film Center.

The Hateful Eight

Jan 3, 2016

A successful addition to the Tarantino canon.

John and Johnny can't even agree in a promo spot!

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