Cinema Classics

Two big Columbus media personalities -- John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto -- put their love of great movies on the line every week on Cinema Classics, a dynamic conversation about the classics of the past and the contemporary movies and performers that might be classics in the future. Then, of course, these guys could always engage in the odd, unclassifiable just never know with these two.  

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Cinema Classics October 21, '21-- NYT Top 25 Actors

Oct 18, 2021

John and Johnny look back at how they didn't always agree with the NYT list of top 25 actors of this century.

John and Johnny share their appeciation of the new James Bond film with It's Movie time.

John and Johnny discuss young director, James Wan, whose Saw made millions.

John and Johnny mash up Paul Schrader and Oscar Isaac from The Card Counter.

John and Johnny survey Clint Eastwood's oeuvre in light of his newest, Cry Macho.

John and Johnny admire the career of Michael Keaton and docudramas.

Hugh Jackman and other middle-aged actors must find their memorable places in the pantheon of greatness.

John and Johnny love this classic musical in the making.

The new Amazon Prime documentary Val is a winning look at Val Kilmer's career so far.

A  view of two different current documentaries and docs in general.

Celebrating a new Nicolas Cage classic now in theaters.

A celebration of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory's 5oth year.

Yes! The boys applaud the new wave of heroine duos, headed by the stars of Black Widow.

Film discussion: Scarlett and Florence

with co-hosts John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto

John and Johnny discover a great classic now on Netflix.

Preview of summer movies from about July 15,

Film discussion: Summer movies from July 15, '21

Two Quiet Place films are not quiet about their success.

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

The Annual Summer Films I

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

Guy Ritchie is a multicolored filmmaker.

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

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

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.

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.