The Lobster

Jun 1, 2016

Strange and funny, a bit like romance itself.

Love & Friendship

Jun 1, 2016

One of the best Austen adaptations in film history.

It's Movie Time May 27, '16 Top Gun

May 27, 2016

John and Johnny reprise their show this week on Cinema Classics about Top Gun at the Gateway Film Center in 70 mm.

Film reviewed: Top Gun

by host John DeSando and guest, Johnny DiLoretto

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

Cinema Classics May 26, '16 Top Gun

May 26, 2016

John and Johnny, big Tom Cruise fans, celebrate Gateway's screening of the 70 mm print.

A Cinema Classic: Top Gun

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.

It's Movie Time May 20, '16 Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

May 19, 2016

John and Sommer are still laughing at this raunchy, witty comedy.

John and Johnny love this bloody, brooding Western.

A Bigger Splash

May 18, 2016

Moody, gorgeous, complex melodrama and thriller.

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

May 18, 2016

It's raunchy and witty, but, hey, that's sorority life.

It's Movie Time May 13, '16 Captain America: Civil War

May 13, 2016

John and Kevin agree this is one super movie.

John and Johnny talk about Gateway Film Center's 70mm screening of Lawrence of Arabia.

Finding Mr Right 2

May 12, 2016

A Fine Romance.

Captain America: Civil War

May 10, 2016

It's much more than a super-heroes' blast fest.

Sing Street

May 9, 2016

An most enjoyable musical born out of cliches but made fresh by John Carney.

It's Movie Time May 6, '16 Summer Movies '16

May 5, 2016

John and Wayne give a cursory look at upcoming movies for summer '16.

Summer Movies May & June '16


May 5, 2016

Highly improbable and uniquely likeable, both movie and star.

The First Monday in May

May 4, 2016

Visually splendid, culturally a bit inauthentic.

April and the Extraordinary World

May 4, 2016

Brainy and imaginative, this 'toon has it all.

It's Movie Time April 29, '16 Green Room

Apr 29, 2016

John and Linda talk about Patrick Stewart's Green Room.

Papa Hemingway in Cuba

Apr 29, 2016

I just like hanging with Papa.