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It's Movie Time Feb 17, '17 The Red Turtle

Feb 16, 2017

John and Linda find figurative delight behind the minimalist animation.

Cinema Classics Feb 16, '17 Thrillers

Feb 15, 2017

After recently discussing plot twists, the boys tackle the allied subject of thrillers.

The Red Turtle

Feb 14, 2017

Deceptively simple, this Japanese animation is surprisingly dense.

John Wick: Chapter 2

Feb 9, 2017

A code of "honor" among assassins makes this actioner palatable.

It's Movie Time Feb 10, '17 Julieta

Feb 9, 2017

John and Wayne love Pedro Almodovar's  romantic drama, Julieta

Cinema Classics Feb 9, '17 Plot Twists

Feb 8, 2017

Inspired by Split, John and Johnny explore plot twists.

Neruda

Feb 5, 2017

An memorable fiction about the famed poet, Pablo Neruda

Julieta

Feb 5, 2017

European cinema at its best.

It's Movie Time Feb 03, '17 Oscar Nominations '17

Feb 3, 2017

John and Kevin consider the Oscar nominations '17

The boys chat about their favorite Oscar winners of the past.

It's Movie Time Jan 27, '17 Jackie

Jan 26, 2017

John and Mary assess a docudrama about the glamorous but tragic life of Jacqueline Kennedy around the time of the president's assassination.

Film reviewed: Jackie

by host John DeSando and guest, Mary Yerina

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

Jackie

Jan 26, 2017

Natalie Portman's stunning performance as Jackie Kennedy may take the Oscar.

Cinema Classics Jan 26, '17 Dump Months

Jan 24, 2017

John and Johnny explain the January-February, August-September "Dump Months."

Paterson

Jan 20, 2017

Jarmusch is a poet of the ordinary.

The Founder

Jan 20, 2017

Like our new president, Ray Kroc is a force of business.

It's Movie Time Jan 20, '17 Split

Jan 19, 2017

John and Wayne look at a multiple-personality thriller called Split. They are not split about their disappointment with M. Night Shyamalan.

John and Johnny. inspired by Live by Night, explore the gangster genre.

Split

Jan 19, 2017

Disappointing.

Sleepless

Jan 18, 2017

A sleepy thriller Jamie Foxx apparently slept through.

20th Century Women

Jan 16, 2017

Smart family shenanigans to an Oscar-worthy performance, this film has legs.

Silence

Jan 14, 2017

Scorsese and Gibson should join cinematic forces.

Patriots Day

Jan 13, 2017

A thriller of historic value.

It's Movie Time Jan 13, '17 Live by Night

Jan 13, 2017

John and Hope assess Ben Affleck's Live by Night in light of the January "dumping-ground" stigma.

Elle

Jan 13, 2017

She's tough and smart and a bit screwed up, but she's played adorable of a certain age by Isabelle Hupert.

Live by Night

Jan 11, 2017

The gangster  tropes are there, just not the passion.

Cinema Classics Jan 12, '17 Over-Rated Films of '16

Jan 11, 2017

Johnny and Sommer argue  over the over-rated films of 2016. She has the nerve to suggest under-rated films as well.

Hidden Figures

Jan 7, 2017

It's a poignant history of more than civil rights.

It's Movie Time Jan 6, '17 Fences

Jan 5, 2017

John and Crystal admire Denzel  and Viola's work in Fences.

The boys try to match their individual  top ten lists for '16.

Fences

Jan 3, 2017

Oscar-worthy acting and screenplay.

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