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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Dec 5, 2019

Its screenplay is formulaic; its visuals are top-rate.

It's Movie Time Dec 6, '19 Dark Waters

Dec 5, 2019

John and Linda admire this important docudrama's claims of industrial irresponsibility.


Dec 4, 2019

The fall of a wealthy family for reasons known to even the non-wealthy. One of th best of the year.

Dark Waters

Dec 4, 2019

In the spirit of Spotlight, this investigative docudrama is interesting and real.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Dec 1, 2019

Hanks perfectly channels Rogers with Rogers'  sweet slow in full force.

21 Bridges

Nov 29, 2019

Shutting down exit from Manhattan is the most thrilling part of this mediocre thriller.

It's Movie Time Nov 29, '19 Knives Out

Nov 28, 2019

John and Kevin have fun with a fun whodunit.

Knives Out

Nov 26, 2019

A light whodunit for Thanksgiving.

Queen & SLim

Nov 23, 2019

It's a formulaic road trip but of enormous figurative importance.

It's Movie Time Nov 22, '19 The Irishman

Nov 21, 2019

John and Johnny adore this masterpiece.

Barely soporific: Doctor Sleep

Nov 20, 2019

A fine sequel to The Shining without the enduring classical vibe.

Ford v Ferrari

Nov 18, 2019

My fav car-racing flick of all time.

The Report

Nov 15, 2019

Detailed and sometimes boring drama about not quite sexy, but important, investigative reporting.

It's Movie Time Nov 15, '19 Jojo Rabbit

Nov 14, 2019

John/Wayne find the laughs and the heartbreaks of a comedy with Hitler.

Jojo Rabbit

Nov 11, 2019

Bold Nazi satire somewhere between The Producers and Inglorious basterds.

It's Movie Time Nov 8, '19 Harriet

Nov 7, 2019

John and Hope review a biofilm about the most famous abolitionist, Harriet Tubman.

Black and Blue

Oct 31, 2019

More than just a bad-cop thriller.

It's Movie Time Nov 1, '19 The Lighthouse

Oct 31, 2019

John and Kevin go over the top praising this upcoming classic.


Oct 30, 2019

A biography of one of America's true heroines from the Civil War. Her spirit is still fighting against inequality for blacks.

It's Movie Time Oct 25, '19 Zombiland:Double Tap

Oct 24, 2019

John and Jordan have some laughs over this laughably outlandish sequel to a very funny Zombiland.

Zombieland: Double Tap

Oct 24, 2019

Occasionally humorous sequel with the original cast. Listen to John and Jordan above do their own critical Zombie routine.

Dolemite Is My Name

Oct 21, 2019

Murphy is as good as he has ever been, and Rudy is a raucous subject, never dull.

It's Movie Time Oct 18, '19 Monos with Linda Baas

Oct 17, 2019

John and Linda deal with a dark jungle story peopled by guerilla teens.


Oct 15, 2019

A modern jungle story that competes with Lord of the Flies for downright evil.

It's Movie Time Oct 11, '19 Joker with Hope Madden

Oct 10, 2019

John and Hope consider this a great origin story whose flaws enhance its greatness.

Desolation Center

Oct 8, 2019

A satisfying history lesson about punk and its challenging music.


Oct 7, 2019

A possible Oscar for actor and picture.

It's Movie Time Oct 4, '19 Rambo: Last Blood

Oct 3, 2019

John/Wayne have a few laughs about this grade C actioner.

Rambo: Last Blood

Oct 1, 2019

Unless this is a satire, it's silly stuff.

It's Movie Time Sept 27, '19 Judy

Sep 26, 2019

John and Kevin wish the film had covered the first years of fame rather than the last years of despair.Yet, Renee does an Oscar-worthy job.