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The Mummy

Jun 10, 2017

Mum's the word--don't encourage anyone to see this  DOA.

It's Movie Time June 9 '17 It Comes at Night

Jun 7, 2017

John and Kevin disagree about its horrible attributes.

Cinema Classics June 8, '17 Pirates

Jun 7, 2017

The boys look historically at pirates in movies after being dismayed at the hack work of Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow.

It Comes at Night

Jun 7, 2017

One of the best horror mysteries in recent memory.

Grade: A-

Director: Trey Edward Shults

Screenplay: Shults

Cast: Joel Edgerton (The Gift), Christopher Abbott (A Most Violent Year)

Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hr 37 min

by John DeSando

“We have to be smart; we can't be emotional.” Paul (Joel Edgerton, also executive producer)

Wakefield

Jun 3, 2017

Dumpster diving is big in this little film.

Gal Gadot: It's Movie Time June 2, '17 Wonder Woman

Jun 2, 2017

John and Hope find the wonder in a new action film about that super woman.

Wonder Woman

Jun 1, 2017

Yes, she's Wonderful.

John and Johnny find the late  Jonathan Demme a director of many interests and talents.

A Cinema Classic: Jonathan Demme

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 May 26, '17 The Lovers

May 25, 2017

John and Linda find this story about infidelity slow and complex but rewarding.

John and Johnny preview some of the summer's movies. Of course, the choices are eccentric.

Alien: Covenant

May 24, 2017

It's a good chip off the old Alien.

The Lovers

May 24, 2017

It has realistic doses of heart and hilarity, though less of the latter than may be good for it.

It's Movie Time: May 19, '17 Norman

May 17, 2017

John and Sommer are intrigued if not occasionally perplexed by Richard Gere's character, Norman.

Film reviewed: Norman

by host John DeSando and guest, Sommer marie

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

Tarantino, Peckinpah, Scorsese: What's not to like with these masters of violence?

A Cinema Classic: Masters of Violence

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.

Norman

May 17, 2017

Endearing oddball played right by Gere.

Hounds of Love

May 15, 2017

Small film, big art.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

May 13, 2017

Dark and gloomy relieved by occasional humor. Arthur would not approve.

Graduation

May 12, 2017

Get your diploma by watching a super European drama.

It's Movie Time May 12, , '17 King Arthur

May 12, 2017

John and King Kevin bow irreverently before the newest film version of the Arthurian legend.

Inspired by The Lost City of Z, Johnny and Johnny explore explorers in film.

Risk

May 9, 2017

No risk on your part to see this informative doc.

The Dinner

May 6, 2017

Uneven as a drama, the emphasis on language is euphoric for this critic facing a summer deluge of explosions.

It's Movie Time May 5, , '17 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

May 5, 2017

John and Wayne have a good time talking about the new Guardians flick.

The Circle

May 4, 2017

A highly-entertaining allegory about personal information as dangerous social tool.

Universal Pictures

Inspired by a raft of new WW movies, John and Johnny talk about other war films.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

May 3, 2017

Guardians is a sweet launch of summer blockbusters.

Colossal

Apr 28, 2017

Hathaway impresses as she battles a character's monsters inside and out.

It's Movie Time April 28, '17 The Lost City of Z

Apr 27, 2017

John and Mary find some common ground on this fascinating jungle journey.

Born in China

Apr 27, 2017

Lushly photographed and endearing animals.

Cinema Classics April 27, '17 Gifted Kids

Apr 26, 2017

Inspired by Gifted, John and Johnny survey gifted-kids cinema.

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