Movies

Movies

The Treasure

Feb 27, 2016

It's an odd comedy with subtle smiles about the foolishness of human adventures.

John and Wayne agree this is good Brit comedy with a great actress.

The Lady in the Van

Feb 22, 2016

An eccentric  character played by an accomplished actress.

It's Movie Time Feb 19, '16 The Witch

Feb 19, 2016

John and Linda disagree about The Witch's merit. However, they agree it can be horrifying.

Film reviewed: The Witch

by hosts John DeSando and Linda Baas McClelland

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 It’s Movie Time. Contact him at JDeSando@Columbus.rr.com

John and Johnny finish their discussion of Oscar nominees for the '16 Oscar ceremony.

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.

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