Cinema Classics July 25, '19 James Bond

5 hours ago

New Bond coming--25--Time to look at it now and then.

The Lion King

18 hours ago

Obsessively remaking the original Lion King, this iteration has a photorealism and a couple of clowns to make it worth experiencing anew.

The Art of Self Defense

Jul 21, 2019

Diappointing that it doesn't have the Jarmusch magic.

It's Movie Time July 19, '19 Wild Rose w Mary Yerina

Jul 18, 2019

John and Mary love this music-drama.

Johnny pretty much bashes summer movies so far.

The Fall of the American Empire

Jul 15, 2019

A summer heist  both funny and thrilling.

See it before it goes away: Wild Rose

Jul 15, 2019

It's an indie you shouldn't miss even if you haven't heard about it.


Jul 12, 2019

Formulaic thriller perfect for July-August low expectations.

It's Movie Time July 12, '19 Spider-Man w Wayne Miller

Jul 11, 2019

John/Wayne review the super-hero film but swing around with differences.

Cinema Classics July 11, '19 Adam Sandler

Jul 10, 2019

Sandler's presence on Netflix demands the boys assess Adam Sandler's career.

Spider-Man: Far From Home

Jul 9, 2019

If you like adolescent romantic adventures, this super-hero romp should please you.

Spider-Man: Far from Home

Grade: C+

Director: John Watts (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Cop Car

Screenplay: Chris McKenna (Ant-Man and the Wasp), Erik Sommers (Jumanji: Welcome . . .)

Cast: Tom Holland (Spider-Man), Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 2 h 9 min

By: John DeSando

“I think Nick Fury (Samuel L Jackson) just hijacked our summer vacation.” Peter Parker (Tom Holland)

It's Movie Time July 5, '19 Yesterday w Kevin Carr

Jul 5, 2019

John and Kevin have an affection for this movie and the Beatles.

Johnny interviews Todd Miller, the director of the documentary Apollo 11, to celebrate the 50th anniversary.

with co-hosts John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto

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.

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Jul 1, 2019

The Beatles fogotten then remembered. It will bring you to tears.

It's Movie Time June 28, '19 Midsommar

Jun 27, 2019

Odd but intriguing horror movie about which John and Wayne disagree.

Cinema Classics 6.27.19 The Shining

Jun 27, 2019

Inspired by Gateway's showing a restored version of The Shining, John and Johnny try  to do  right by this certified classic.


Jun 25, 2019

A strange and alluring action/horror bon bon, just right for mid-summer.

The Dead Don't Die

Jun 23, 2019

Ghoulish and funny, this satire is also a pleasant introduction to zombie lore.

It's Movie Time June 21, '19 Toy Story 4 w Hope Madden

Jun 21, 2019

Hope tells John why she's a  Toy Story enthusiast.

Toy Story 4

Jun 20, 2019

One franchise this grumpy critic hopes will never end.

Listen to John and Johnny talk upcoming Summer Part II--July/August

It's Movie Time June 14, '19 Shaft w Kevin Carr

Jun 13, 2019

John and Kevin have some fun with the third Shaft since 1971.


Jun 13, 2019

Listen tomorrow to It's Movie Time as John and Kevin try to give some heft to this light-weight fantasy.

All is True

Jun 12, 2019

A quiet tribute to the greatest writer of all time in his retirement.

Cinema Classics June 13, '19 Will Smith

Jun 12, 2019

Inspired by Aladdin, John and Johnny assess the career of the new Geni, Will Smith.

Late Night

Jun 10, 2019

It's tough hosting a late night talk show; just ask aging, hardened Katherine Newberry.


Jun 6, 2019

Completely satisfying, brilliant biopic of a a rock icon.

It's Movie Time June 7, '19 Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Jun 6, 2019

John/Wayne try to find some good in this mediocre monster mash.

A Special Cinema Classics 06. 6.19 Cannes

Jun 4, 2019

Johnny and guest intern  Mark Wesley discuss the big films at Cannes 2019.

It's Movie Time: May 31,'19 Poms

May 30, 2019

John and former varsity cheerleaders Courtney and Felicity discuss Diane Keaton's recent comedy about senior cheerleaders, Poms.