It's Movie Time Jan 6, '17 Fences

Jan 5, 2017

John and Crystal admire Denzel  and Viola's work in Fences.

The boys try to match their individual  top ten lists for '16.


Jan 3, 2017

Oscar-worthy acting and screenplay.


Jan 2, 2017

A model sci-fi that suggests themes more than it broadcasts them.


Dec 30, 2016

One of the best of the year and Oscar-worthy performances.

The Edge of Seventeen

Dec 30, 2016

It's high-class teen angst and worth seeing.

It's Movie Time Dec 30, '16 Favs of '16

Dec 29, 2016

John and Kevin remember their favorite films of '16.

Cinema Classics Dec 29, '16 Musicals

Dec 29, 2016

Inspired by  La LA Land, John and Johnny recall musicals.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Dec 26, 2016

The Star Wars vibe with some of the original's light heart.


Dec 22, 2016

You'll sing its praises.

It's Movie Time Dec 23, '16 La La Land

Dec 22, 2016

John and Linda think this may be the movie to beat for best picture.

Film reviewed: La La Land

by host John DeSando and guest, Linda Baas

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

La La Land

Dec 22, 2016

Arguably the best film of 2016.

The boys give high praise to the career of Ben's brother, Casey.

It's Movie Time 12-15-'16 "Eccentric" Promo

Dec 20, 2016

John and Hope deconstruct the meanings of "subversive" and "eccentric."

The Johns bicker about the meaning of "classics" in this 31 sec promo.


Dec 18, 2016

A sure contender.

Johnny DiLoretto takes the minimalist approach to four current films.


Dec 15, 2016

A roaring story of a life looking for meaning and family.

Collateral Beauty

Dec 15, 2016

Oozes sap.

It's Movie Time Dec 16,'16 Lion

Dec 15, 2016

John and Hope hear this Lion roar.


Dec 13, 2016

Now this is a heroine!

John and Johnny compare two queens of the current cinema.

Miss Sloane

Dec 12, 2016

Lobbying as romantic? Not so much.

Frank & Lola

Dec 10, 2016

Another Michael Shannon triumph.

It's Movie Time Dec 9, '16 Manchester by the Sea

Dec 8, 2016

John and Sommer are filled with holiday cheer about this brooding, beautiful drama.

Nocturnal Animals

Dec 8, 2016

It's a jungle out there.

Manchester by the Sea

Dec 8, 2016

One of the best films of the year and a sure Oscar nomination for Casey Affleck.

Manchester by the Sea

by Johnny DiLoretto


Much has already been said about Kenneth Lonergan’s long overdue third film. By now, you’ve heard about how great Casey Affleck is in it, the wonderful chemistry he shares with his young co-star Lucas Hedges, and how utterly heart shattering, yet painfully funny the film is.


John and Johnny compare the rising and falling stars of two oddball actors.

A Cinema Classic: Travolta-Hawke Mashup

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 Stay connected on Facebook.

Office Christmas Party

Dec 7, 2016

Your party may have been even sillier than this one.