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

First Man

15 hours ago

Ride along with Ryan in a docudrama worthy of its subject's celebrated history.

Monsters and Men

Oct 7, 2018

A quiet depiction of street tensions between police and young black men.

It's Movie Time Oct 5 '18 A Star is Born

Oct 5, 2018

John and Linda gush over the newest A Star is Born with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga.


Oct 4, 2018

Not your dad's Marvel hero/enemy, Venom provides a new look at a too-well-known universe.

A Star is Born (2018)

Oct 3, 2018

A fine addition to the A Star is Born  tradition.

See this fine art film: We the Animals

Oct 1, 2018

Realistic and fantastic, a perceptive and artistic look at three young brothers in an unselttled world.

Memoir of War

Sep 30, 2018

An immersive art-house memoir of WWII. It's a work of cinematic art.


Sep 29, 2018

No, it's not the computer but rather one of the best directors of the '70's and in history, Hal Ashby.

It's True Romance: Juliet, Naked

Sep 28, 2018

A mellow rom-com with humor and realism.

Attendance is optional: It's Movie Time Sept, 28 '18 Night School

Sep 27, 2018

John and Hope go back to school, Night School that is. School gets a C.

Attend it at your peril: Night School

Sep 26, 2018

Humor at times, timely issues, mediocre script. The two stars are impressive together.

Fahrenheit 11/9

Sep 24, 2018

You don't have to dislike Trump to see this incisive documentary.

It's Movie Time Sept, 21 '18 The House with a Clock in Its Walls

Sep 20, 2018

John/Wayne can't tell time after this low-key horror trip but only because it stole some of the little bit the old boys have left.

See: Mandy: Be scared.

Sep 17, 2018

Nicholas Cage doing what he can in a horror/alien/bloody revenge film.

It's Movie Time Sept, 14 '18 The Wife

Sep 13, 2018

John and Mary consider the reality of this entertaining drama about an aging wife's loyalty to her accomplished husband.

White Boy RIck

Sep 12, 2018

Depressing low-life story in Detroit about a boy drug kingpin. See McConaughey out act everyone else on  screen.

The Wife

Sep 12, 2018

A sterling example of theater-like film.

John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection

Sep 11, 2018

One of the best docs ever.

It's Movie Time Sept, 7 '18 Peppermint

Sep 7, 2018

John and Linda chat about another tough female lead, Denison grad Jennifer Garner.


Sep 6, 2018

Late summer actioner with a new kick-ass heroine.

A full doc: Active Measures

Aug 31, 2018

It's all there but the smoking gun.

The Little Stranger

Aug 30, 2018

A soft summer horror, restrained like its Brit background.


Aug 30, 2018

A solid thriller that cogently  comments on our relarionship with social media.

A thrill: It's Movie Time August 31,'18 Searching with Hope Madden

Aug 30, 2018

John and Hope found Searching a unique thriller.

Operation Finale

Aug 29, 2018

The abduction of Adolph Eichmann is thrilling and historical.

A little more in-depth leering  would have made this tell-all better than it is.

See "Alpha"--It's 20,000 years old.

Aug 27, 2018

A conventional story told with grace and understatement.

The Happytime Murders

Aug 26, 2018

Blue and funny at times with not enough McCarthy.

It's Movie Time August 24, '18 Puzzle with Wayne Miller

Aug 23, 2018

John/Wayne try their hand at a human puzzle of love and frustration.


Aug 22, 2018

A first-rate doc about a gifted artist.