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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 face off two of the leading Oscar contenders.

Film discussion: A Star is Born vs. Black Panther

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, inspired by Creed II, survey  the Rocky franchise.

The Boys explore black and white actors in roles together in films.

John and Johnny remember the director of Last Tango in Paris.

John and Johnny admire Melissa's growth from comic to dramatic actress after viewing her recent Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Johnny interviews Film Columbus's John Daugherty about animation in Columbus.

John and Johnny mashup  two current Hollywood motifs: Alcoholism and Home Invasion

John and Johnny greatly admire Ryan Gosling's career. . . .so far.

John and Johnny remember the greatest movie androids of all time.

John and Johnny explore Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy.

John and Johnny review the four iterations of A Star is Born.

John and Johnny preview the most interesting fall '18 movies.

John and Johnny pick the winners and losers of summer'18.

John and Johnny, inspired by the recent A Star is Born, review movies about movies.

The boys survey the evolution of super heroes in comics and film.

Film discussion: Superhero Evolution

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.

Inspired by Denzel's Equalizer movies, the boys look at vigilante movies in general.

John and John Daugherty discuss how he brings film production companies to Columbus.

John and Johnny talk about shows with hundreds in their tiltles to honor their 500-shows Cinema Classics experience.

John and Johnny are almost speechless (not really) about Tom Cruise as his own stuntman.

Visual Effects Oscar winner Steve Hubbard chats with Johnny about the biz..

John and Johnny discuss current films and some oldies about getting back to family.

Inspired by Skyscraper, the boys search for meaning in Dwayne Johnson's work.

The boys, inspired by American Animals, recount their fav movie heists.

A Cinema Classic: Heists

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 pit Hereditary against Rosemary's Baby.

The boys marvel at the output of entertainment producer A24.

John Daugherty, executive director of Film Columbus, chats with John DeSando about the Film Commission.

John and Johnny survey the young career of Incredibles 2's Brad Bird.

John and Johnny celebrate the 50th anniversary of arguably the smartest sci-fi film of all time: 2001.

John and Johnny marvel at the conditions under which this classic was made in Africa.

With the new Solo: A Star Wars Story, the boys assess the career of the original Han Solo, Harrison Ford.

A Cinema Classic: Harrison Ford

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.

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