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John and Johnny look at the virus-delayed films after March, 2020.

Tramps

Apr 7, 2020

A Netflix thrilling romance that slowly unfolds to an unhurried beat with charming characters.

Watch in disbelief; then try to stop watching. It's hilarious; it's Ameircana and much more.

John and Johnny love this horror, thriller mashup that will scare the bejesus out of you, and you will enjoy it.

Uncorked (on Netflix)

Mar 31, 2020

It's more about ambition and family than wine, but wine is the catalyst as it is for most romances in life.

John and Johnny do a remote show to support their monthly Cinema Classics series at the Gateway Film Center.

And Then We Danced

Mar 28, 2020

With the vigor of Georgian dance and the charisma of young dancers, it's worth streaming at The Gateway Film Center.

Listen as John and Johnny survey the work of a rising star and Oscar nominee, Adam Driver.

It's Movie Time March 27, '20 Spenser Confidential

Mar 24, 2020

John and Sommer enjoy Netflix's B action comedy with the durable Mark Wahlberg

The Platform

Mar 23, 2020

Modern horror films rarely get better than The Platform.

A sweet doc about one of the century's great pop stars.

It's Movie Time March 20, '20 Lost Girls

Mar 19, 2020

John and Jordan review the expert Netflix Docudrama, Lost Girls.

John and Johnny survey the important movies about viruses.

Lost Girls

Mar 17, 2020

A harrowing docudrama about Lost Girls, whose murders involve a whole community.

Spenser Confidential

Mar 16, 2020

Mark Wahlberg is  ex-cop, ex-con Spenser, and he's good at it.

Beanpole

Mar 15, 2020

A deeply wraught melodrama about post war love and reclamation.

It's Movie Time March 13, '20 The Hunt

Mar 13, 2020

John/Wayne go hunting for a movie about hunting humans.

John and Johnny praise South Korea's auteur, Bong Joon Ho.

It's as good a satire as you will see at this time of year; and it's a thriller-horror treat.

Wendy

Mar 10, 2020

Wendy rivals the joy and mystery of its source.

A stunning  rendition of the eternal longing all love engenders, regardless of the sex.

John and Mary adore this musical history doc.

Film reviewed:Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band

by host John DeSando and guest, Mary Yerina

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 JohnDeSando62@gmail.com.

Mary Yerina is a philanthropic consultant.

The 5 min NPR show:

The Invisible Man

Mar 4, 2020

A finely-crafted horror-thriller all too real in an era of rampant abuse.

John and Johnny discuss My Fair Lady with the audience at the monthly Gateway Film Center Cinema Classics series.

Once Were Brothers

Mar 2, 2020

A remarkablle doc about the remarkable Band.

John DeSando and Jim Coe experiment with theatre criticism by reviewing Columbus Civic Theatre's recent production of A Doll's House Part Two. Contact: JohnDeSando62@gmail.com

Play Reviewed: A Doll's House Part Two at Columbus Civic Theatre.

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It's Movie Time Feb 28, '20 Emma.

Feb 28, 2020

John and Linda find cinematic beauty in the most recent Jane Austen remake, Emma.

After the Oscars, the boys look at the most influential movie ever made.

Emma.

Feb 26, 2020

A traditional and yet modern adaptation of the rom-com inspirer's light-hearted novel.

The Lodge

Feb 24, 2020

If you care little about horror films, see this one because it's unlike the garden variety. You may really like its scary emphasis on the normal.

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