It's Movie Time

Fridays at 3:01pm and 8:01 PM
  • Hosted by , John DeSando

It’s Movie Time is an award-winning movie review show, hosted by John DeSando, which airs every Friday  at 3:01 and 8:01 PM.  You can also find "It's Movie Time" on Facebook.


  • LA Press Club National Entertainment Journalism Awards, 2010
    Winner: Radio Feature/Series
    Honorable Mention: Radio Critic of the Year
  • Hermes Award: Gold Award, 2010
  • MarCom Awards: Gold Award, 2010
  • LA Press Club National Entertainment Journalism Awards, 2009
    Finalist: Radio Critic of the Year
  • Communicator Awards: Silver Award of Distinction, 2009
  • MarCom Awards: Gold Award, 2009

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The Island

2 hours ago

A small satire with dark comedic moments that do much to underscore humanity's inhumanity and yet its will to  survive another day.

Crazy Rich Asians

9 hours ago

Rich in character and  cinematography, Crazy Rich Asians is an enjoyable new kind of global rom-com.

It's Movie Time Aug 10, '18 The Meg

Aug 10, 2018

John and Linda go deep sea diving for a 75 foot shark and find scary summer fun.


Aug 9, 2018

Spike Lee is a master at fusing an entertaining film with racial realism.

The Meg

Aug 9, 2018

Sharks with popcorn--it's cheesy but plenty of summer fun.

Eighth Grade

Aug 4, 2018

A brilliant story about the challenges of being an early teen.

It's Movie Time Aug 3, '18 Christopher Robin

Aug 3, 2018

John and Hope have mixed feelings about this Christopher Robin fiction..

Mission Impossible: Fallout

Aug 3, 2018

Look and enjoy. It's summer's best adventure.

Christopher Robin

Aug 3, 2018

At times this Disney live-action, animated comedy/melodrama is actually good.


Jul 30, 2018

A moving experience on many levels.

It's Movie Time July 27, '18 Leave No Trace with Wayne Miller

Jul 24, 2018

John/Wayne go survivalist with one of the best movies of the year.

The King

Jul 21, 2018

A regal documentary that compares America with Elvis, and it's not always uplifting.

It's Movie Time July 20, '18 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Jul 20, 2018

John and Linda have summer fun with Mamma Mia! 2.

Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts

Jul 20, 2018

She's every bit as formidable as Eastwood in his spaghetti mode.

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Jul 18, 2018

It's fluff and pleasing fluff at that.

Three Identical Strangers

Jul 16, 2018

One of the best documentaries and thrillers of the year.

Sorry To Bother You

Jul 14, 2018

Enjoyable sci-fi satire in a slightly absurdist world.

Leave No Trace

Jul 13, 2018

Best movie of the summer and maybe the year.


Jul 12, 2018

A minimalist comedy with a strong cast and weak script.

It's Movie Time July 13, '18 Whitney

Jul 12, 2018

John and Mary have mixed feelings about  the documentary, Whitney.


Jul 11, 2018

Not quite stupid because even I get caught up in the stylized summer mayhem.

The First Purge

Jul 9, 2018

Beware no punishment for crime; the natives will respond badly.

It's Movie Time July 6, '18 Ant-Man and the Wasp

Jul 6, 2018

John/Wayne approve this minimalism.

Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Jul 5, 2018

He's a saint, the real deal.

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Jul 3, 2018

An amusing minimalism just like its  predecessor's.

It's Movie Time June 29, '18 Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Jun 29, 2018

John and Hope like but have reservations about the second Sicario.

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Jun 28, 2018

It moves fast, and it is remorseless, amusing summer fare.

Uncle Drew

Jun 27, 2018

Mindless fun with a pleasant nod to old age and cliches.

Hotel Artemis

Jun 25, 2018

Mayhem in the near future, messy and not that suspenseful.

American Animals

Jun 23, 2018

Interesting story about a troubled crime that may be accurate, or not.