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.

Godzilla: King of the Monsters

May 30, 2019

It's summer. What did you expect?

Cinema Classics May 30, '19 Biopics

May 29, 2019

John and Johnny, inspired by Tolkien, discuss memorable biopics.

Film discussion: Biopics

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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May 28, 2019

Talk, talk, book, books, love, love--very French, very entertaining.

The Biggest Little Farm

May 25, 2019

A splendid doc about farming paradise.


May 24, 2019

A hilariouas teen comedy with smart heroines and important themes.

It's Movie Time May 24, '19 Aladdin w Hope Madden

May 23, 2019

John and Hope find some favorable comparisons with the original animation, and some not.

Cinema Classics May 23, '19 Keanu Reeves

May 22, 2019

Inspired by John Wick 3: Parabellum, John and Johnny are  surprised at  some cultural gems amid this limited star's oeuvre.

Trial by Fire

May 20, 2019

A true crime story that turns on the truest crime being his conviction.

Outrageous: "Wild Nights with Emily"

May 18, 2019

A wild Emily is a new Emily for those of us her devotees.

It's Movie Time: May 17, '19 Long Shot

May 16, 2019

John and Linda find solid laughs and satire in the most recent rom-com.

Cinema Classics May 16, '19 Ethan Hawke

May 14, 2019

John and Johnny, inspired by Stockholm, look at the filmography of Ethan Hawke.

The River and the Wall

May 9, 2019

Beautiful doc to behold about the Rio Grande, with the wall and its  political message not far behind.

It's Movie Time: May 10, '19 Tolkien

May 9, 2019

John and Mary  evaluate the biography of the young J.R.R. Tolkien

Cinema Classics May 9, '19 The Avengers

May 7, 2019

John and Johnny analyze the popularity and history of Marvel's Avengers.

Long Shot

May 7, 2019

A sharp satire of contemporary politics leavened by an unlikely romance.


May 6, 2019

An informative biopic of the famous Tolkien in his formative years.

It's Movie Time: May 3, '19 Avengers: End Game

May 2, 2019

John and Kevin are in awe of the Avengers: Endgame.

Cinema Classics May 2, '19 Stephen King

Apr 30, 2019

John and Johnny, inspired by Pet Sematary, review the work of  prolific Stephen King.

Avengers: Endgame

Apr 27, 2019

As good a super-hero blockbuster as I have seen in a decade at least.

Fully enjoy It's Movie Time: April 26, '19 Stockholm

Apr 25, 2019

Hope and John are amused by the origin of the Stockholm syndrome. And Ethan Hawke.


Apr 23, 2019

Inspired by true event in '73, this bankheist was like no other--it defined the Stockholm syndrome.

John and Johnny pick their possible favorites for May and June, Summer '19.

High Life

Apr 22, 2019

Like the heady sci-fi's of the 60's and '70's, High Life is a serious if not beautiful study of bleak travel to a black hole to save the earth.

It's Movie Time: April 19, '19 , Peterloo

Apr 17, 2019

John/Wayne praise Mike Leigh's docudrama about the 1819 Manchester Massacre.

Cinema Classics April 18, '19 Mel Gibson

Apr 16, 2019

John and Johnny survey the rich if not controversial work of actor/director Mel Gibson.


Apr 15, 2019

A splendid rendition about the 1819 massacre in Manchester.