John and Johnny introduce the revived Cinema Classics series at Gateway with Sean Connery as James Bond in Goldfinger.
John and Linda discuss the unique qualities of the Chilean Oscar submission, Gloria.
Film reviewed: Gloria
by host John DeSando and guest Linda Baas McClelland
It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including LA Press Club, MarCom, Silver Microphone, Communicator, and Hermes Creative honors.
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Director: Hany Abu-Assad (The Courier)
Cast: Adam Bakri, Leem Lubany
Runtime: 96 min.
by John DeSando
“The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been a tragedy, a clash between one very powerful, very convincing, very painful claim over this land and another no less powerful, no less convincing claim.” Amos Oz
On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Pompeii and 3 Days to Kill, new Blu-ray releases Afternoon Delight and Darkman, 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.
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About the Hosts:
The Square makes sense of the warring factions in Egypt's recent revolution.
If you can stand the 11 visual minutes, see how the Johns assemble a quality program for NPR.
John and Johnny find some classic qualities in Ivan Reitman's director son, Jason.
John, Keith, and Wayne argue about the new RoboCop (2014). John, of course, dismisses their praise.
On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases RoboCop and About Last Night, new Blu-rays All Is Lost and The Counselor, and more.
John and Johnny argue about Martin Scorsese's later period including Wolf of Wall Street.
John and Johnny evaluate Scorses's later period given the success of Wolf of Wall Street. But show is in 11 tortured minutes!!
John and Hope agree about the entertainment value of The Monuments Men.
Film reviewed: The Monuments Men
by host John DeSando and guest Hope Madden
John DeSando, a Los Angeles Press Club first-place winner for National Entertainment Journalism, is also co-host of WCBE’s Cinema Classics. Contact him at JDeSando@Columbus.rr.com
On the latest show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases The Monuments Men and The LEGO Movie, new Blu-rays Dallas Buyers Club and Escape Plan, and more.
Looking for Michelangelo's Madonna should be more inspired.
The Johns randomly preview the 2014 season.
Johnny and John for 10 mercilessly long minutes selectively preview films for 2014.
Originally published on Wed February 5, 2014 7:51 am
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won a best actor Oscar for the title role in the 2005 film Capote, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment at the age of 46.
A New York Police Department spokesman tells NPR that authorities are "investigating Hoffman's death as a possible drug overdose."
John and Helmut like The Rocket, set in Laos.