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Johnny DiLoretto is a longtime Columbus media personality who has amused audiences since 1998 when he began writing irreverent movie reviews for The Other Paper. Shortly after that he made a distinct impression on local TV audiences when he became ABC 6 and FOX 28's nighttime entertainment reporter.

In 2006 Johnny turned viewers on to the many amazing people and places of central Ohio on the morning broadcast, Good Day Columbus, in his distinctly off-the-cuff style. Over the years, Johnny has taken great pride in co-hosting and co-producing  Cinema Classics for WCBE.

John and Johnny think about the cultural messages in two comedies out now.

The Annual Summer Films I

Shiva and Together Together tell us something about modern culture.

Preview of Summer '21 Movies, June and July.

Applying "gothic" to some American films is a challenging idea.

John and Johnny define American "gothic" in movies.

Guy Ritchie is a multicolored filmmaker.

John and Johnny are impressed by Mads Mikkelsen  after his role in the Oscar-winning Another Round.

John and Johnny enjoy the emergence of Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen.

John and Johnny discuss the controversy over Mel Gibson's racist remarks.

John and Johnny discuss the controversy over Mel Gibson's racist remarks.

John and Johnny review the representation of Black Cowboys in cinema.

Inspired by Concrete Cowboy, John and Johnny survey Black cowboys in cinema.

John and Johnny give their final assessment of Oscars 2021.

Film discussion: Oscars 2021 Ceremony

with co-hosts John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto

The secrets of the best supporting actor/actress categories  are revealed.

The secrets of the best supporting actor/actress category are revealed.

Our critics explain "director's cut."

John and Johnny debate the merits of theater v home viewing.

John and Johnny argue about the Oscar Nominations in 2021.

John and Johnny argue about the Oscar Nominations in 2021.

The Oscar nominations for 2021 are up for criticism and acclaim on Double Take.

Inspired by her Golden Globe award, John and Johnny survey Jodie Foster's career.

With her win at Golden Globe, the boys survey Jodie Foster's career.

John and Johnny cite new directors worthy of seeing again.

John and Johnny discuss new directors such as Greta Gerwig and Regina King.

We are getting used to great Korean films.

Our critics define "Thriller."

Denzel is the balance between actor and star.

Animation King-Pixar's Soul is an example of  excellent animation.

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