It's Movie Time Aug 26, '16 Don't Breathe

Aug 26, 2016

John and Hope loved this rouser-The Blind Man and his dog will scare the heck out of you.

Blood Father

Aug 26, 2016

Gibson returns with a vengeance.

Cinema Classics Aug 25, '16 Meryl Streep

Aug 25, 2016

John and Johnny have both good and bad things to say about this acting icon.

A Cinema Classic: Meryl Streep

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.

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Don't Think Twice

Aug 25, 2016

That's life!

Don’t Think Twice

Grade:  A-

Director: Mike Birbiglia (Sleepwalk with Me)

Screenplay: Birbiglia

Cast: Keegan-Michael Key (Keanu), Gillian Jacobs (Community)

Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hr 32 min

by John DeSando

“I think for anyone - male or female - in improv, the biggest thing to get over is the fear. I think every improviser has that.” Rachel Dratch

Don't Breathe

Aug 25, 2016

It'll scare the bejesus out of you.


Aug 25, 2016

It  may lack the Wall Street movie zing, but it sure is instructive about the equity in investment banking.


Aug 22, 2016

One of the best ever.

It's Movie Time Aug 19, '16 Hell or High Water

Aug 18, 2016

John and Linda adore this modern oater partly because the camera work and makeup are outstanding. Imagine that!

Cinema Classics Aug 18, '16 Matt Damon

Aug 17, 2016

John and Johnny respect Damon's body of work but would like him to expand his talents as his buddy, Ben Affleck, has done.

Hell or High Water

Aug 17, 2016

A neo-noir gem, one of the best films of the year.

War Dogs

Aug 17, 2016

Of arms and the men who deal them.

Florence Foster Jenkins

Aug 14, 2016

Streep, great, of course. But Grant! Who would have thought?

It's Movie Time August 12, '16 The Lobster

Aug 12, 2016

Gateway Film Center has brought back an already classic rom com. John and Chris claim The Lobster is one of the best movies of the year so far.

John and Johnny fight over their fav animations.

It's Movie Time Aug. 5,'16 Suicide Squad

Aug 4, 2016

John and Wayne would rather see Dirty Dozen or The Magnificent Seven or maybe even Fantastic Four.

It's Movie Time Aug 6, '16 Cafe Society

Aug 4, 2016

John is on vacation. Wayne and Audrey discuss the Woodman's newest, Cafe Society.

Suicide Squad

Aug 4, 2016

A hot mess.

John and Johnny bring back the ghost of the original to bear on the new Ghostbusters 2016.

Cafe Society

Jul 31, 2016

Some Woody moments but not enough.

Bad Moms

Jul 29, 2016

Learn how to be a good mom by admitting you're a bad one!

It's Movie Time July 29, '16 Jason Bourne

Jul 28, 2016

John and Kevin disagree on the merits of each film, but they had fun seeing them.

John and Johnny, inspired by the Gateway Film Center's showing of Full Metal Jacket starting July 29, review the work of Stanley Kubrick.

Jason Bourne

Jul 27, 2016

Same formula, same chases, same high-class thrills from a great franchise.


Jul 27, 2016

It's a daring night with two attractive young adults and a naughty Internet.

Life, Animated

Jul 27, 2016

Never doubt the power of Disney to effect good.

IMT Promo July 21, '16 Cool John with Hope Madden

Jul 27, 2016

John and Hope in our "hot" and  "cool " promo: 29 sec.

Star Trek Beyond

Jul 25, 2016

Not truly original, Star Trek Beyond is fun and faithful to the tradition.

It's Movie Time July 22,'16 Absolutely Fabulous

Jul 22, 2016

John and Hope trump Brexit with this comic import.

Cinema Classics July 21, '16 Buddy Films

Jul 21, 2016

Inspired by BFG and Central Intelligence, the boys survey buddy films.

Absolutely Fabulous

Jul 21, 2016

I warmed up to it upon reflection because my first impression was "Absolutely Awful."