Listen

Johnny DiLoretto

Community Relations, Programming Sponsorships

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 comment on some recent scary movies in honor of Halloween.

Johnny and John celebrate the 30th anniversary of Goodfellas.

John and Johnny review Sam Wasson's new book on Chinatown, The Big Goodbye.

Film discussion: Sam Wasson's The Big Goodbye about the making of Chinatown

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.

In honor of the 30th anniversary of Goodfellas and Sam Wasson's study of Chinatown in "The Big Goodbye."

To help us through this election, the boys remember some lighter fare about elections in the movies.

Johnny and John mashup elections and heroes.

Double Take: critical, sometimes confrontational podcast conversations about movies. A Cinema Classics production hosted by Johnny DiLoretto and John De Sando.

John DeSando is a Los Angeles Press Club national broadcast winner and also hosts It’s Movie time for WCBE.

Johnny DiLoretto directs community and public relations for WCBE 90.5 FM, Columbus, Ohio.

Contact them at JohnDeSando62@gmail.com.

The Podcast:

John and Johnny discuss the differences between movie heroes and rebels.

Film discussion: Heroes and Rebels

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.

The boys mix motifs: Heroes, Rebels and Elections.

John and Johnny make sense of Charlie Kaufman's new mind bender, I'm Thinking of Ending Things.

Two critics give their final word on the summer savior, Christopher Nolan's Tenet.

John and Johnny mix two current films of Christopher Nolan and Charlie Kaufman.

John and Johnny give some examples of political allegory in movies.

John and Johnny give examples of political allegory.

John and Johnny are ecstatic to discuss a true classic.

John and Johnny delight in the great classic, The Philadelphia Story

Double Take: critical, sometimes confrontational podcast conversations about movies. A Cinema Classics production hosted by Johnny DiLoretto and John De Sando.

John DeSando is a Los Angeles Press Club national broadcast winner and also hosts It’s Movie time for WCBE.

Johnny DiLoretto directs community and public relations for WCBE 90.5 FM, Columbus, Ohio.

Contact them at JohnDeSando62@gmail.com.

The Double Take Podcast:

John and Johnny discuss the ways they watch movies on the Internet.

Film discussion: Video on Demand

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.

John and guest Johnny celebrate the 20th year IMT 1000th show with "Retaliation."

Sexual abuse in the Church is intense for Orlando Bloom's character in a powerful drama.

Back Talk (produced by It’s Movie Time)

Film Reviewed on Podcast: Retaliation

by host John DeSando and guest Johnny DiLoretto

Back Talk (produced by It’s Movie Time) is an extension of the long-running, award-winning movie review show It's Movie Time, which airs Fridays at 3:01 and 8:01 PM on WCBE 90.5 FM, Columbus, Ohio. Hosted by John DeSando, the podcast version features additional content and banter with guests.

John and Johnny celebrate 600 Cinema Classics shows.

John and Johnny visit a real classic, Rear Window.

Anxiously awaiting Christopher Nolan's next blockbbuster, Tenet, the boys survey his work so far.

John and Johnny take a careful podcast look at Hitch's masterpiece.

John and Johnny marvel at films shot in tight spaces such as the recent 7500.

Film Topic: Small Spaces

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.

Our podcast about movies in tight places.

John and Johnny confer on where summer blockbusters are going.

Film discussion: Summer Blockbusters

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.

John and Johnny talk about director/writer Christopher Nolan for their first podcast.

John and Johnny have a contemporary take on this classic summer movie.

John and Johnny explore Nazis and Neo-Nazis in recent films.

John and Johnny recount the fun drive-in experience of the mid-twentieth century.

John and Johnny visit a  new sci-fi about UFOs by a young director who shold be watched.

Film discussion: The Vast of Night

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.

Pages