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It's Movie Time July 1, '16 Swiss Army Man and The BFG

Jun 30, 2016

John and Kevin find flatulence the through line in these films but nothing else for two  great movies.


Jun 30, 2016

A fantasy for young and old from our greatest living director.

Swiss Army Man, The BFG, The Shallows

Jun 30, 2016

Swiss Army Man

Paul Dano stars in Swiss Army Man as Hank, a man stranded on an island who gives up on suicide when he finds new hope in Daniel Radcliffe’s, Manny, a dazzling corpse that can fart to propulsive effect, produce potable water, and chop wood among other fantastical feats.

Swiss Army Man

Jun 29, 2016

More imaginative than anything else we've seen in years.

Cinema Classics June 30, '16 Jaws

Jun 29, 2016

John and Johnny revisit Jaws in preparation for the Gateway Film Center screening beginning July 1 in the original 35 mm.

The boys preview the second half of summer '16 movies, July, August

Len and Company

Jun 21, 2016

An insightful glimpse into parenthood and fame.


Jun 21, 2016

Observe a great editor work with a great writer.

It's Movie Time June 17,'16 Dheepan

Jun 17, 2016

John and Linda find richness in the Cannes Palme d'Or winner, Dheepan.

Film reviewed: Dheepan

by host John DeSando and guest, Linda Baas McClelland

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

John and Johnny elevate the career of former bad-boy and current lobster, Colin Farrell.


Jun 17, 2016

A disgraced politician lets it all hang out in this memorable documentary.


Jun 16, 2016

Deeply moving film about immigration and love with a violent backdrop.

Central Intelligence

Jun 16, 2016

It's a typical buddy comedy with some nice touches beyond the stereotypes.

It's Movie Time June 10,'16 The Conjuring 2

Jun 10, 2016

John and Hope review the Conjuring sequel, The Conjuring 2. It scares John, and it disappoints Hope.

Johnny and Sommer (John DeSando is off today) discuss two of their cinematic guilty pleasures, Dirty Dancing and Pretty Woman)

The Conjuring 2

Jun 10, 2016

It's a scary one, no surprise because it has  a nun to do the heavy lifting.

Maggie's Plan

Jun 8, 2016

Greta is the wackier Parker Posey of her generation.

John and Johnny celebrate the 25th anniversary screening of The Silence of the Lambs at  Gateway Film Center starting on June 3.

A Cinema Classic: The Silence of the Lambs

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.

X-Men: Apocalypse

Jun 3, 2016

The worst of the series.