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Cinema Classics: Jan 19, '23 A Man Called Otto

Film discussion: Tom Hanks and A Man Called Otto

with host John DeSando and guest KG Kline

Award-winning Cinema Classics discusses great movies then and now. From films, genres, directors, and actors to everything else in between, the hosts don't always agree, but they are always fun and informative.

Cinema Classics is regularly broadcast at 8:01 pm Thursday on WCBE 90.5 FM and streaming at Stay connected on Facebook and podcast Double Take, om WCBE and Tune In.

The extended broadcast, Double Take, from WCBE's The Podcast Experience:

Cinema Classics Jan 19, '23 A Man Called Otto

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

K G Kline is a local actor and playwright, author of No Man's Land for WCBE's Midnight Audio Theater.

John DeSando holds a BA from Georgetown University and a Ph.D. in English from The University of Arizona. He served several universities as a professor, dean, and academic vice president. He has been producing and broadcasting as a film critic on It’s Movie Time and Cinema Classics for more than two decades. DeSando received the Los Angeles Press Club's first-place honors for national entertainment journalism.