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12:10 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Before Midnight

Before Midnight Grade: A-
Director: Richard Linklater (Me and Orson Welles)
Screenplay: Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke
Cast: Delpy (2 days in New York), Hawke (2 Days in New York) Rating: R Runtime: 108 min.
by John DeSando

“You are the mayor of Crazytown, do you know that? You are!” Jesse (Ethan Hawke) to Celine (Julie Delpy)

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5:21 am
Mon June 10, 2013

The Internship

The Internship Grade: B+
Director: Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum)
Screenplay: Vince Vaughan (Couples Retreat), Jared Stern (The Watch)
Cast: Vaughan (Fred Claus), Owen Wilson (Midnight in Paris)
Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 119 min.
by John DeSando

“Certainly absolute freedom would be more beautiful if we were birds or poets; but cooperation and a loving sacrifice of a part of ourselves—are beautiful too . . . .” George Santayana

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9:12 am
Fri June 7, 2013

It's Movie Time June 7, 2013: Frances Ha

Johnny and John enjoy a star turn from Greta Gerwig. Carolyn is off today.


Film reviewed: Francis Ha
 


by hosts John DeSando and Carolyn Bruck


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.


Carolyn Bruck is a news anchor for ABC 6/Fox 28.


Johnny DiLoretto also co-hosts Cinema Classics and Foodcast.  He is director of Operations at the Gateway Film Center.

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9:33 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Cinema Classics June 6, 2013: Superman Background Check

John, Johnny, and Chris do a background check on the upcoming Superman in Man of Steel.


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6:45 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

It's Movie Time May 31, 2013 The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Carolyn and John agree on the merits of recent independent film The Reluctant  Fundamentalist.


Film reviewed: The Reluctant Fundamentalist


by hosts John DeSando and Carolyn Bruck


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.


Carolyn Bruck is a news anchor for ABC 6/Fox 28.

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6:31 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Now You See Me

Now You See me
Grade: B Director: Louis Leterrier (Transporter)
Screenplay: Ed Solomon (The In-Laws), et al.
Cast: Jesse Eisenberg (Social Network), Mark Ruffalo (The Kids are Alright)
Rating: PG 13 Runtime: 116 min.
by John DeSando

“First rule of magic: always be the smartest person in the room.” J. Daniel Atlas (Jesse Eisenberg)

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11:47 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Yes, Your Cat Can Get A Movie Deal

This is a cat who appears in a perfectly lovely piece of stock photography but who, as far as we know, lacks a movie deal. Get on it, Wet Cat!
iStockphoto.com

Originally published on Thu May 30, 2013 11:54 am

"Mr. Lashes, 34 years old, is an agent for Internet cats."

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8:00 am
Fri May 31, 2013

June 2, 2013 On the Marquee

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Now You See Me and After Earth, new Blu-rays Dark Skies and Cleopatra, 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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5:24 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Drive-Ins Soon Face Hollywood's Digital Switch

Many drive-ins and mom and pop theaters will soon have to make the switch from film to digital after putting it off because of the high cost of new projectors.
John Kuntz The Plain Dealer/Landov

Originally published on Thu May 30, 2013 5:48 pm

Pull into the Bourbon Drive-In just off U.S. Highway 68 near Paris, Ky., and it's like stepping back in time. Patricia and Lanny Earlywine own the 7-acre drive-in. It's been connected to the family since the theater opened in 1956. Even the popcorn machine is original.

"To do a drive-in, it sort of gets in your blood. You have to love it," Patricia says.

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10:44 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Theaters And Studios Squabble Over Shortening Movie Trailers

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Originally published on Fri May 31, 2013 2:18 am

Here's a question: If you go to the movies and the scheduled showtime is, say, 7:30, when do you actually expect the movie to start? If you said 7:30, you go to very unusual screenings. If you said 7:45, you're closer to what many experience. If you said 7:50, you're still in range: There's often some advertising other than trailers, the limit for trailer length is 2 1/2 minutes, and theaters sometimes run seven or eight trailers. Eight would add up to 20 minutes.

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9:55 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Cinema Classics May 30, 2013: Contemporary Cinema

Johnny, Chris, and John answer Scott Lindsey's query about the state of contemporary cinema.


A Cinema Classic: Contemporary Cinema 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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9:51 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Cinema Classics May 30, 2013: Uncut 10 min.Contemporary Cinema

For ten uncut minutes, John, Johnny, and Chris answer listener and attorney Scott Lindsey about the state of contemporary cinema.


A Cinema Classic: 10 min. uncut Contemporary Cinema 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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7:06 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

It's Movie Time May 24, 2013: To the Wonder

Carolyn and John once again argue the merits of a Terrence Malick movie. Impressionist John usually loses to realist Carolyn. Film reviewed: To the Wonder by hosts John DeSando and Carolyn Bruck 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. Carolyn Bruck is a news anchor for ABC 6/Fox 28.

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7:01 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

The Iceman

The Iceman
Grade: B Director: Ariel Vromen
Screenplay: Vromen, Morgan Land , from the book, The Iceman: The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer, by Anthony Bruno
Cast: Michael Shannon (Take Shelter), Winona Ryder (Black Swan)
Rating: R Runtime: 105 min.
by John DeSando

“Cold as Ice” (Roy describes Richard)

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6:53 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Oblivion

Oblivion
Grade: C+
Director: Joseph Kosinski (Tron: Legacy)
Screenplay: Karl Gajdusek (Trespass), Michael DeBruyn, from Joseph Kosinski graphic novel.
Cast: Tom Cruise (Jack Reacher), Olga Kuryenko (To the Wonder)
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 124 min.
by John DeSando

“I can't shake the feeling, that earth, inspite of all that's happened, earth is still my home.” Jack Harper

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8:00 am
Fri May 24, 2013

May 26, 2013 On the Marquee

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases The Hangover Part III and Fast & Furious 6, new Blu-rays Beautiful Creatures and The Last Stand, 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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10:32 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Cinema Classics May 23, '13: Summer 2013 Conclusion

John and Johnny finish their discussion of summer movies, 2013, for June, July, and August


A Cinema Classic: Summer Movies 2013 Conclusion


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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10:28 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Cinema Classics May 23, '13: Uncut 12 min Summer 2013 Conclusion

John and Johnny have 12 min uncut discussion of summer movies, 2013


A Cinema Classic: Uncut 12 min Summer Movies 2013 Conclusion


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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5:50 am
Thu May 23, 2013

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Grade: B
Director: Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding)
Screenplay: William Wheeler (The Hoax) ( from the Moshin Hamid novel
Cast: Riz Ahmed (Ill Manors), Kate Hudson (Almost Famous)
Rating: R
Runtime: 130 min.
by John DeSando

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6:26 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Star Trek Into Darkness

Star Trek Into Darkness
Grade: A
Director: J.J Abrams (Star Trek, 2009)
Screenplay: Roberto Ord (People Like Us), Alex Kurtzman (The Island), Damon Lindelof (Prometheus)
Cast: Chris Pine (This Means War), Zachary Quinto (Margin Call)
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 132 min
by John DeSando

“You think you're safe. You are not. Is there anything you would not do for your family?” John Harrison (Benedict Cumberbatch)

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