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It's Movie Time Feb 23, '18, Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

Feb 23, 2018

John and Mary applaud this biopic with reservations.

Game Night

Feb 22, 2018

A memorable comedy-thriller. At this time of year, who would have thought?

John and Johnny review 10 movies 25 years old.

Black Panther-Review

Feb 15, 2018

This welcome addition to MCU is exciting and culturally relevant.

John and Johnny review the work of Phantom Thread's director, Paul Thomas Anderson.

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

Feb 12, 2018

Actors Bening and Bell lift the material from maudlin to engagingly melodramatic.

It's Movie Time Feb 9, '18 Happy End

Feb 8, 2018

John/Wayne marvel at the various pieces of this dysfunctional family puzzle.

Happy End

Feb 8, 2018

It's a good-looking, sometimes funny film with serious family and societal issues.

John and Johnny grapple with the challenges of Kevin Spacey's career and life.

A Ciambra

Feb 5, 2018

In the land of my ancestors, Calabria, a young boy becomes a man. It's real, and it's tough.

It's Movie Time Feb 2, '18 Call Me by Your Name

Feb 2, 2018

John and Hope gush over one of the 9 Oscar nominees for best picture.

John and Johnny review the newest additions to The National Film Registry.

Call Me by Your Name

Jan 31, 2018

It's beautifully written, photographed, and acted.

It's Movie Time Jan 26, '18 Phantom Thread

Jan 25, 2018

John and Linda consider the many threads of this beautiful film.

John and Johnny observe class distinctions in 2017 films.

Phantom Thread

Jan 20, 2018

The acting and directing are heart-stopping.

It's Movie Time Jan 19, '18 Hostiles, opening Jan 26.

Jan 19, 2018

John and Kevin evaluate a Western considered to be one of the best since Unforgiven.

12 Strong

Jan 18, 2018

It clarifies the turgid Afghanistan war scene without being a great war film.

Hostiles

Jan 18, 2018

Hostiles has a kinship with Dances with Wolves and Unforgiven in tone and themes.

John and Johnny considerthe role of women in film in '17. 

It's Movie Time Jan 12, '18 The Post

Jan 11, 2018

John/Wayne happily review Spielberg's The Post, starring  Streep and Hanks.

Cinema Classics Jan 11,'18 Louis CK

Jan 10, 2018

John and Johnny comment on Louis CK's unreleased I Love You, Daddy and allegations about impropriety.

A Cinema Classic: Louis CK

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 Post

Jan 10, 2018

Solid drama with history behind it.

The Commuter

Jan 10, 2018

Trite, cliched, and fun.

No Stone Unturned

Jan 8, 2018

Bloody business doc with personable interviews and confusing storyline.

It's Movie Time Jan 5, '18 Darkest Hour

Jan 5, 2018

John and Crystal marvel at Gary Oldman's performance in Darkest Hour.

The boys battle it out about  the recent Star Wars installment and the franchise in general.

I, Tonya

Jan 3, 2018

Tonya Harding is rough, driven, wounded, and watchable.

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

Jan 3, 2018

It's Manhattan and the family is Jewish.You know the drill.

Killing for Love

Dec 30, 2017

Confusing and fascinating, lurid and sad.

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