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Johnny and John duke it out over the Oscar nominations in 13 brutal, uncut minutes.

Zero Dark Thirty

Jan 13, 2013

A thriller and a reality.

It's Movie Time Jan 11, '13: The Impossible

Jan 11, 2013

John and Carolyn are ambivalent about the new Indonesian tsunami drama, The Impossible.

Gangster Squad

Jan 11, 2013

You've seen it all before, but this genre remains fresh with actors like these.

January 13, 2013 On the Marquee

Jan 11, 2013

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Gangster Squad and Zero Dark Thirty, new Blu-rays Frankenweenie and Dredd, 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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The Central Park Five

Jan 11, 2013

Justice is as much a victim as the young men.

Johnny and John, inspired by Django, try to define "Spaghetti Westerns."

Johnny goes on at uncut length about one of his fav genres. Spaghetti  Westerns.  John has some opinions as well.

The Impossible

Jan 8, 2013

Fine acting  and first-rate graphics make up for a lack of universal application.

It's Movie Time January 4, 2013: Promised Land

Jan 5, 2013

Carolyn and John argue  about what the frack is going on with the movie's plot.

January 6, 2013 On the Marquee

Jan 4, 2013

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Texas Chainsaw 3D and Promised Land, new Blu-rays Looper and Cosmopolis, 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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Cinema Classics Jan 3, '13 The African Queen

Jan 4, 2013

John and Johnny review The African Queen for showing at the Gateway Film Center this week.

Johnny and John  take  8 uncut minutes ( Johnny 6, John 2) to praise this classic.

A Cinema Classic: The African Queen 

Promised Land

Jan 2, 2013

"What the frack!"

John and Carolyn have fun discussing some of the best  documentaries from 2012 and some very old stars from the same year.

Deadfall

Dec 31, 2012

Bloody business that promises more than it delivers.

It's Movie Time December 28, 2012: Chinatown

Dec 28, 2012

John and Carolyn take a break from regular reviews to talk about one of their favorite films.

The Guilt Trip

Dec 28, 2012

A comedy to make YOU feel guilty.

Cinema Classics Dec 27 '12 Tarantino

Dec 28, 2012

Quentin Tarantino's success as writer-director of Django Unchained demands John, Johnny, and Chris discuss his oeuvre.

As much as you'll be able to withstand, 8 uncut minutes of John, Johnny, and Chris about Quentin Tarantino.

December 30, 2012 On the Marquee

Dec 28, 2012

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Les Misérables and Django Unchained, new Blu-ray The Words, and some of 2012's best.

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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Jack Reacher

Dec 26, 2012

Cruise controls.

Jack Reacher
Grade: A-
Director: Christopher McQuarrie (The Tourist)
Screenplay: McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects), from Lee Child book
Cast: Tom Cruise (Mission Impossible), Rosamund Pike (Wrath of the Titans)
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 130 min.
by John DeSando

“There's this guy. He's a kind of cop, at least he used to be. He doesn't care about proof, he doesn't care about the law, he only cares about what's right. He knows what I did. You can't protect me. No one can.” James Barr (Joseph Sikora)

Hyde Park on Hudson

Dec 26, 2012

A pretty visit.

Django Unchained

Dec 25, 2012

Tarantino is unparalleled for Unchained

Les Miserables

Dec 25, 2012

It's a joy.

A Royal Affair

Dec 25, 2012

Denmark becomes enlightened but not without some dangerous liaisons.

It's Movie Time December 21, 2012: This is 40

Dec 23, 2012

Film reviewed: This is 40

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 and appears on Fox 28’s Idol Chatter and Man Panel. Carolyn Bruck is a news anchor for ABC 6/Fox 28.

John and Carolyn, neither near 40 years old, review a comedy replete with issues for those turning that infamous age.

In a re-run, John and Johnny argue about personal favorites Elf and Disney's A Christmas Carol .

A Cinema Classic: A Christmas Carol  and Elf.

December 23, 2012 On the Marquee

Dec 21, 2012

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Jack Reacher and The Guilt Trip, new Blu-rays Total Recall and Premium Rush, 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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This is 40

Dec 18, 2012

Turning 40 is apt Apatow.

This is 40
Grade: B
Director: Judd Apatow (Knocked Up)
Screenplay: Apatow
Cast: Paul Rudd (Our Idiot Brother), Leslie Mann (The Change-UP)
Rating: R
Runtime: 134 min.
by John DeSando

Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) are turning 40; Judd Apatow, master of the contemporary raunchy social comedy, is growing up with them. His newest comedy, This is 40, hits every hot button for today’s pre-boomer narcissists from denying the birthday to the challenge of having a baby at a late age. 

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