Movies

Movies

The Equalizer

Oct 2, 2014

As an action hero, Denzel may have no equal.

John and guest, Kevin Carr,  enjoyed The Skeleton Twins, a dramedy starring Kristin Wiig and Bill Heder.

September 28, 2014 On the Marquee

Sep 26, 2014

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases The Equalizer and The Boxtrolls, new Blu-rays Neighbors and Very Good Girls, 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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  John and Johnny preview the annual Hitchcock festival at the Gateway Film Center, now co-sponsored by Studio 35.

20,000 Days on Earth

Sep 24, 2014

Learn something about the artistic process from a famous poet-rock star.

It's Movie Time Sept 19, '14: The Drop

Sep 19, 2014

John and Hope agree Tom Hardy is the new Brando.

September 21, 2014 On the Marquee

Sep 19, 2014

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases The Maze Runner and This Is Where I Leave You, new Blu-rays Godzilla and The Fault in Our Stars, 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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John and Johnny continue their conversation with filmmaker Jason Tostevin.

A Cinema Classic: Jason Tostevin

  

  

  

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.

Tusk

Sep 17, 2014

A strange and memorable horror film. 

The Trip to Italy

Sep 17, 2014

Witty traveling companions, lush scenery, terrific food--this film has it all.

The Zero Theorem

Sep 17, 2014

A beautifully wrought sci-fi with an ultimately simple thesis.

John and Helmut preside over the demise of a swashbuckler and a bio of his last days.

September 14, 2014 On the Marquee

Sep 12, 2014

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases The Drop and No Good Deed, new Blu-rays Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Brick Mansions, 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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Artful Gambit

Sep 11, 2014

A smart short with promise for future, feature-length films.

The Drop

Sep 11, 2014

Hardy IS  Brando.

 

John, Johnny, and Jason talk about making films.

Land Ho!

Sep 10, 2014

A buddy film with arresting landscape.

Land Ho!

Grade: B-

Directors: Aaron Katz (Cold Weather), Martha Stephens (Pilgrim Song)

Screenplay: Katz, Stephens

Cast: Earl Lynn Nelson (Pilgrim Song), Paul Eenhorn (This is Martin Bonner)

Rating: R

Runtime: 95 min.

by John DeSando

It's Movie Time, Sept 5, '14: The Congress

Sep 5, 2014

John and Linda  make some  sense of a challenging sci-fi.

  John and Johnny preview the musical, Guys and Dolls, being screened at the Gateway Film Center, Sunday, September 7 at 2 PM. Lunch/movie special in the Torpedo Room beginning at noon.

Summer sci-fi  at its rollicking best.

Guardians of the Galaxy

Grade: B+

Director: James Gunn (Super)

Screenplay: Gunn, Nicole Perlman (from Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning comic book)

Cast: Chris Pratt (Her), Zoe Saldana (Avatar)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 121 min.

by John DeSando

“So here we are: a thief, two thugs, an assassin and a maniac. But we're not going to stand by as evil wipes out the galaxy. I guess we're stuck together, partners.” Peter Quill (Chris Pratt)

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