It's Movie Time

Fridays at 3:01pm and 8:01 PM

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

Ways to Connect

Radha Blank proves a memorable new artist when she does it all in this pleasant dramedy.

Dramatizations of historial events rarely get better than this.

Cummings is a bright new film talent with a quirky sense of humor and reality.

It's Movie Time Oct 16, '20 On The Rocks

Oct 15, 2020

John and Linda have  pleasant gin and tonic with Bill and Sofia On the Rocks.

A Call to Spy

Oct 12, 2020

A stirring biopic about heroic women in WWII. It stands proudly this year with Summerland and The Guernsey Literary Society.

Yellow Rose

Oct 10, 2020

Not quite A Star is Born, but good enough to go to a theater for (Yes, it's not streaming but in what we used to know as a movie house).

On the Rocks

Oct 10, 2020

Good Murray and  Coppola. See it at Gateway and listen to John and Linda enjoy it on Friday Oct 16 It's Movie Time.


Oct 9, 2020

A  persuasive doc about incarceration told gently and poweerfully by a devoted wife. Now at the Gateway Film Center and Oct 16 on Prime.

It's Movie Time Oct 9, '20 Baby Teeth

Oct 8, 2020

John and Sommer find an indie gem in Baby Teeth.

Dick Johnson is Dead

Oct 6, 2020

A talented filmmaker stars her dad in a doc about his death, while he's alive! Great loving stuff on Netflix.

You'll not see a better or more valuable documentary this year.

John/Wayne are amused by this Appalachin noir teeming with eccentric characters.

Get Duked

Sep 30, 2020

Funnier than the presidential debate and more coherent.


Sep 28, 2020

It's another heroine pursued by a wacked-out male. Good genre stuff better than Unhinged.


Sep 24, 2020

A dysfunctional but dear grifter family invites a stranger to their big heist. Yes. change happens.

"Quirky" is the all-purpose word John and Kevin use to describe this tale of a grifting family.

The Devil All the Time

Sep 21, 2020

Neo Noir with abundant bad people and a curiously light touch, notwithstanding a generous serving of murder.

John and Jordan  agree on one important message of this super doc: VOTE.


Sep 15, 2020

An uncompromising and delightful preadolescent drama with dance and danger.

A must-see at election time. Voter suppression is here as it has always been.

It's Movie Time Sept 11, '20 Tenet

Sep 10, 2020

John and Mary in their very healthy relationship, disagree on the final grade. Otherwise,  they agree this is an important, if flawed, sci-fi thriller by the acclaimed Christopher Nolan.

Kaufman is a challenging filmmaker constantly exploring human connections. Here is is  partially successful.

It's Movie Time Sept 4, '20 Tesla

Sep 3, 2020

John/Wayne explore the understated life of an electrical genius, Nikola Tesla.


Sep 1, 2020

An entertaining challenge from one of the world's best writer/directors at any time.

Gerald's Game

Aug 30, 2020

An enjoyable Netflix evening with Stephen King stuff done well.

All Together Now

Aug 28, 2020

A fine Netflix addition to a teen  genre.

A jewel from South Korea about coming of age and class differences. Completely accessible and enjoyable.

It's a rich, colorful adaptation that Dickens would have loved.

It's Movie Time Aug 28, '20 Unhinged

Aug 27, 2020

John and Linda disagree about  this new thriller.


Aug 24, 2020

Ridiculously absurd and entertaining and the first mainstream movie after the pandemic opening.