John and Johnny admire the work of Shape-of-Water director, Guillermo del Toro.

A Cinema Classic: Guillermo del Toro


Apr 17, 2018

Enjoyably old-fashioned spy thriller.

Where is Kyra?

Apr 12, 2018

Pfeiffer is powerful, the film dark.


Apr 12, 2018

It's silly and funny, all because Johnson is much more than muscles.

Cinema Classics April 12,'18 Jane Fonda

Apr 11, 2018

John and Johnny explore the varied career of actress, activist, and fitness guru Jane Fonda.

A Cinema Classic: Jane Fonda

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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Apr 10, 2018

A stirring study of war and its losses.


Apr 10, 2018

A thriller about Hollywood stylishly photographed.

A Quiet Place

Apr 6, 2018

It will scare you.

It's Movie Time April 6, '18 Isle of Dogs

Apr 6, 2018

John and Linda admire a Wes Anderson classic in the making.

Isle of Dogs

Apr 5, 2018

Another brilliant animation from one of cinema's current geniuses.

John and Johnny applaud the strong female leads of film history.

Outside In

Apr 3, 2018

Simply told with memorable acting.

The Death of Stalin

Mar 30, 2018

Uneven but amusing history set in hitherto unfunny Russia.

It's Movie Time March 30, '18 Ready Player One

Mar 30, 2018

John and Hope are feeling at home with Steven Spielberg.

Ready Player One

Mar 28, 2018

Spielberg calling home once again with adventuresome, nostalgic pop culture.

John and Johnny observe some of the challenges in this year's Oscar winners.

The Insult

Mar 26, 2018

An entertaining courtroom drama filled with ethnicity and humanity.


Mar 25, 2018

It's a bleak world but beautiful cinema.

It's Movie Time March 23, '18 A Fantastic Woman

Mar 23, 2018

Yes,  John and Kevin agree she is that and more.

John and Johnny disagree about what constitutes romantic monsters in movies.

A Fantastic Woman

Mar 18, 2018

She's fantastic and different from Wonder Woman.

Us and Them

Mar 17, 2018

Straw Dogs meets Tarantino in a violently bright spoof of the class conflict in England.

It's Movie Time March 16, '18 Tomb Raider with Wayne Miller

Mar 16, 2018

John/Wayne have fun raiding the Lara Croft franchise.

Tomb Raider (review)

Mar 15, 2018

The new Lara Croft is an intelligent, robust young woman on a mission.

John and Johnny, inspired by Black Panther, consider Black acting Oscars and nominees.

7 Days in Entebbe

Mar 13, 2018

Although it may play a bit loose with the facts, 7 Days has powerfully relayed the deadly tensions of a fraught week in recent history.


Mar 13, 2018

It's neo-noir in Connecticut with two bad girls doing what bad girls do--murder.

The Party

Mar 11, 2018

A dramatic experience with humor and a good portion of social commentary. First rate.

It's Movie Time March 9, '18 A Wrinkle in Time

Mar 9, 2018

John and Linda find a few wrinkles.

A Wrinkle in Time

Mar 8, 2018

Weak Wrinkle.