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April 5, 2015 On the Marquee

Apr 3, 2015

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Furious 7 and Beyond the Mask, new Blu-rays Interstellar and The Imitation Game, 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.

About the Hosts:

The John's disagree about unbiased documentaries.

A Cinema Classic: Unbiased Documentaries

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.

Wild Tales

Apr 1, 2015

Most of these tales are laugh-out-loud funny and terribly poignant.

Wild Tales

  

Grade: A

Director: Damian Szifron (On Probation)

Screenplay: Szifron (The Bottom of the Sea)

Cast: Dario Grandinetti (Talk to Her), Maria Murull (The Bottom of the Sea)

Rating: R

Runtime: 122 min.

by John DeSando

It's Movie Time March 27, 15 The Gunman

Mar 28, 2015

Film reviewed: The Gunman

by host John DeSando with guest Kevin Carr

It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including LA Press Club, MarCom, Silver Microphone, Communicator, and Hermes Creative honors.

Listen to the live show on WCBE 90.5 Fridays at 3:01 and 8:01 PM.

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

March 29, 2015 On the Marquee

Mar 27, 2015

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Get Hard and Home, new Blu-rays The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies and Into the Woods, 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.

About the Hosts:

A Cinema Classic: Bullitt--See it at Gateway Film center April 5 at 2 PM.

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.

March 22, 2015 On the Marquee

Mar 20, 2015

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Insurgent and The Gunman, new Blu-rays Annie and Exodus: Gods and Kings, 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.

About the Hosts:

It's Movie Time March 20, '15 Run All Night

Mar 20, 2015

John and Wayne enjoy Liam's action formula.

Film reviewed: Run All Night

by host John DeSando with guest, Wayne Miller

It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including LA Press Club, MarCom, Silver Microphone, Communicator, and Hermes Creative honors.

Listen to the live show on WCBE 90.5 Fridays at 3:01 and 8:01 PM.

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

The Gunman

Mar 20, 2015

  

The Gunman

Grade: D

Director: Pierre Morel (Taken)

Screenplay: Don MacPherson (The Avengers), Pete Travis (Dredd) from  jean-Patrick Manchette novel

Cast: Sean Penn (Milk), Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men)

Rating: R

Runtime: 115 min.

by John DeSando

A Cinema Classic: Liam Neeson

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.

Run All Night

Mar 17, 2015

  

Run All Night

Grade: B

Director: Juame Collet-Serra (Non-Stop)

Screenplay: Brad Ingelsby (Out of the Furnace)

Cast: Liam Neeson (Schindler’s List), Ed Harris (Snowpiercer)

Rating: R

Runtime: 114 min

by John DeSando

“Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” From the Bible, Galatians VI (King James Version):

Above and Beyond

Mar 17, 2015

Above and away a super doc.

Above and Beyond

  

Grade: A

Directors: Roberta Grossman (Hava Nagila: The Movie)

Screenplay: Sophie Sartain (Blessed is the Match), Sophie Sartain

Cast: Jd Roth-round, Mike van den Dobbelsteen

Rating: Documentary

Runtime: 90 min.

by John DeSando

March 15, 2015 On the Marquee

Mar 13, 2015

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Run All Night and Cinderella, new Blu-rays Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb and The Sound of Music, 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.

About the Hosts:

It's Movie Time March 13, '15 Leviathan and Red Army

Mar 12, 2015

John and Linda disagree, then agree.

Film reviewed: Leviathan, Red Army

by host John DeSando with 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.

Listen to the live show on WCBE 90.5 Fridays at 3:01 and 8:01 PM.

Inspired by Rikki Santer's Upper Arlington film class, John and Johnny tackle the famous auteur theory.

A Cinema Classic: The Auteur Theory

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.

Buzzard

Mar 12, 2015

Buzzard

Grade: B

Director: Joel Potrykus (Ape)

Screenplay: Potrykus

Cast: Joshua Burge (Ape), Joel Potrykus (Ape)

Rating:

Runtime: 97 min

by John DeSando

“I may live badly, but at least I don't have to *work* to do it.” Hitchhiker from Richard Linklater’s Slacker.

Leviathan

Mar 6, 2015

Russian cinema in the dark tradition.

Leviathan

Grade: A-

Director:  Andrey Zvyagintsev (Elena)

Screenplay: Zvyagintsev and Oleg Negin (Elena)

Cast: Aleksey Serebryakov,

Rating: R

Runtime: 140 min.

by John DeSando

The Priest: “All power comes from God. As long as it suits Him, fear not.”

March 8, 2015 On the Marquee

Mar 6, 2015

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Chappie, new Blu-rays The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 and Foxcatcher, 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.

About the Hosts:

Red Army

Mar 5, 2015

More than just hockey.

 

  

Red Army

Grade: A-

Director: Gabe Polsky (The Motel Life)

Screenplay: Polsky

Cast: Vyacheslav Fetisov, Scotty Bowman

Rating: PG

Runtime: 76 min.

by John DeSando

“Ninety percent of hockey is mental and the other half is physical.” Wayne Gretsky

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

  

Grade: B-

Director: John Madden (Shakespeare in Love)

Screenplay: Ol Parker (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel)

Cast: Maggie Smith (The Lady in the Van), Richard Gere (Arbitrage)

Rating: PG

Runtime: 122 min.

by John DeSando

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