The Birth of a Nation

Oct 6, 2016

It's controversial on more than one count.

Cinema Classics Oct 6, '16, The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Oct 5, 2016

John and Johnny begin the next generation of Cinema Classics ( show # 401) by arguing over the new Magnificent Seven.

Deepwater Horizon

Oct 3, 2016

Great effects, not so much sociology or ecology.

It's Movie Time Sept 30, '16 The Queen of Katwe

Sep 29, 2016

John and Wayne find Queen complex and enjoyable.

Queen of Katwe

Sep 28, 2016

Be entertained and see what a woman can do.

John and Johnny muse about the challenges of good filmmaking now and then. It's their 400th show!

The Magnificent Seven

Sep 26, 2016

It's fun, it's allegorical, and it's not the 1960 version.

It's Movie Time Sept '23, '16 Blair Witch

Sep 22, 2016

John consults with Hope, the IMT expert on things horrible.

Film reviewed: Blair Witch

by host John DeSando and guest, Hope Madden

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

Hope Madden writes for Columbus Underground and MaddWolf.com.


Sep 22, 2016

Hard-edged story for such a soft subject.

The Hollars

Sep 22, 2016

The Hollars family needs to be even more dysfunctional to be funny.

Cinema Classics Sept 22, '16 Gene Wilder

Sep 21, 2016

John and Johnny survey the work of the late Gene Wilder.


Sep 21, 2016

It's real, it's thrilling, and it's directed by Oliver Stone.

Blair Witch

Sep 16, 2016

Even contemporary ear-piece cameras and drones can't keep me from longing for the simpler Exorcist.

It's Movie Time Sept 16, '16 The Hollars

Sep 15, 2016

The Hollars is not released in this market until next week. John and Kevin just had to disagree now about  the newest  dysfunctional-family comedy.

Cinema Classics Sept 15, '16 Texas Noir

Sep 14, 2016

John and Johnny give a good-hearted look at film noir set in Texas.

Complete Unknown

Sep 13, 2016

Smart and intriguing mystery drama without kissing.

It's Movie Time Sept 9, '16 Sully

Sep 8, 2016

John and Linda love this one.

John and Johnny love a freewheeling show where all they have to do is report upcoming films.


Sep 6, 2016

One of Eastwood's and the year's best.

The Light Between Oceans

Sep 6, 2016

More Thomas Hardy than Nicholas Sparks.