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

Ways to Connect

It's Movie Time Sept 20, '19 Downton Abbey

Sep 20, 2019

John and Linda visit the merry ol' Abbey with fun memories, tons of eccentricity, and too many occupants.

Come fly with me: Ad Astra

Sep 20, 2019

Apocalypse Now did this on earth; Ad Astra is a worthy successor in space.

Downton Abbey

Sep 19, 2019

Join John with the domestics downstairs to enjoy fooling the toffs upstairs.

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

Sep 17, 2019

A perfect doc about a perfect singer.

Brittany Runs a Marathon

Sep 16, 2019

It's an  intriguing run with a complicated heroine.

It's Movie Time Sept 13, '19 IT Chapter Two

Sep 12, 2019

John/Wayne hoot and howl over this loaded King mashup.

David Crosby: Remember My Name

Sep 10, 2019

An unforgettable doc about an unforgettable rocker.

It Chapter Two

Sep 8, 2019

A bit heavy with horror for almost three hours, It Chapter Two has enough gore and allegory to challenge and titilate every patron.

Very complicated:It's Movie Time Sept 6, '19 Luce

Sep 6, 2019

Listen to John and Mary as big fans of this intricate family drama.

Ready or Not

Sep 4, 2019

Get ready to be scared and laugh, or not.

Cold Case Hammarskjold

Sep 3, 2019

This doc will challenge you and intrigue you. Although sometimes confusing, it never bores.


Sep 2, 2019

A challenging and entertaining tour of cultural hotpoints.

It's Movie Time August 30, '19 The Nightingale

Aug 29, 2019

John and Hope love this deeply-moving thriller.


Aug 27, 2019

Learn about teens, tweens, and social media in a doc worth seeing.

Yep: Angel Has Fallen

Aug 27, 2019

It's mindless fun.

The Nightingale

Aug 26, 2019

A dark yet beautiful thriller bordering on horror.

It's Movie Time August 23, '19 The Peanut Butter Falcon

Aug 23, 2019

John and Kevin

A Surprise: One Child Nation

Aug 23, 2019

National experiment to be remembered.

The Peanut Butter Falcon

Aug 21, 2019

An engaging  spin on Huck Finn set in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Mike Wallace is Here

Aug 17, 2019

Mike Wallace is not only here in this excellent doc, he is always with broadcasters who want to be better.

It's the Boss: IMT 8.16.19 Blinded by the Light

Aug 15, 2019

Bruce Almighty: John and Linda are inspired to revisit Bruce Springsteen because of this lyrical take on the boss's influence over a young Paki devotee.

Light of My Life

Aug 14, 2019

It's not a standard horror film, but it has seriously-satisfying thrills.

Blinded by the Light

Aug 12, 2019

Another music story that hits the right chords.

Experience beautiful culture: The Farewell

Aug 5, 2019

Saying goodbye is never easy, but it makes an interesting film.

Dear Comrade

Aug 1, 2019

Overly long Indian romance that's more bollywood than true romance.

It's Movie Time August 2, '19 Once Upon a Time in . . . Hollywood

Aug 1, 2019

John and Hope praise Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in . . . Hollywood.

The Great Hack

Jul 30, 2019

All you need to know about Cambridge Analytica's  psychographic manipulation and be entertained at the same time.

Once Upon a Time . . . in Hollywood

Jul 29, 2019

A must-see romance by arguably the most celebrated writer/director of our time.

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Jul 27, 2019

This doc is as soulful and memorable as Cohen's art itself.

John and Kevin roar their approval of this classic remake.

Film discussed: The Lion King

by host John DeSando and guest, Kevin Carr

It’s Movie Time has won numerous national awards including LA Press Club, MarCom, Communicator, Hermes, and Silver Microphone honors.

John DeSando, a Los Angeles Press Club first-place winner for National Entertainment Journalism, is also host of WCBE’s Cinema Classics. Contact him at

Kevin Carr can be heard nationally and on