Queen & SLim

Nov 23, 2019

It's a formulaic road trip but of enormous figurative importance.

It's Movie Time Nov 22, '19 The Irishman

Nov 21, 2019

John and Johnny adore this masterpiece.

A fine sequel to The Shining without the enduring classical vibe.

Johnny interviews special guest Jimmy Mak about Martin Scorsese's NYT comments on super hero films and cinema.

Ford v Ferrari

Nov 18, 2019

My fav car-racing flick of all time.

The Report

Nov 15, 2019

Detailed and sometimes boring drama about not quite sexy, but important, investigative reporting.

The Irishman

Nov 14, 2019

A masterpiece. If you care at all for the greatest art form in the history of civilization, then see one of its avatars, director Martin Scorsese, at his peak.

It's Movie Time Nov 15, '19 Jojo Rabbit

Nov 14, 2019

John/Wayne find the laughs and the heartbreaks of a comedy with Hitler.

Happily, John and Johnny welcome back Eddie Murphy with his Dolemite is My Name.

Jojo Rabbit

Nov 11, 2019

Bold Nazi satire somewhere between The Producers and Inglorious basterds.

Pain & Glory

Nov 8, 2019

Almodovar is reborn as a great filmmaker in this semi-autobiography.

It's Movie Time Nov 8, '19 Harriet

Nov 7, 2019

John and Hope review a biofilm about the most famous abolitionist, Harriet Tubman.

John and Johnny reminisce about their favorite horror films.

Black and Blue

Oct 31, 2019

More than just a bad-cop thriller.

It's Movie Time Nov 1, '19 The Lighthouse

Oct 31, 2019

John and Kevin go over the top praising this upcoming classic.


Oct 30, 2019

A biography of one of America's true heroines from the Civil War. Her spirit is still fighting against inequality for blacks.

John and Johnny introduce S. Craig Zahler, a new breed of "B" brutal film makers.

Western Stars

Oct 26, 2019

Beautiful Bruce Springsteen live concert. It will make your day.

It's Movie Time Oct 25, '19 Zombiland:Double Tap

Oct 24, 2019

John and Jordan have some laughs over this laughably outlandish sequel to a very funny Zombiland.

Zombieland: Double Tap

Oct 24, 2019

Occasionally humorous sequel with the original cast. Listen to John and Jordan above do their own critical Zombie routine.

John and Johnny do their final review of Joaquin Phoenix's Joker.

The Lighthouse

Oct 22, 2019

If there were an Oscar for ensemble acting, these  two would win it hands down.

Dolemite Is My Name

Oct 21, 2019

Murphy is as good as he has ever been, and Rudy is a raucous subject, never dull.

It's Movie Time Oct 18, '19 Monos with Linda Baas

Oct 17, 2019

John and Linda deal with a dark jungle story peopled by guerilla teens.

Before they saw the current Joker, the boys reminisced about previous Jokers.

Films Reviewed: Jokers

John and Johnny talk about jokers in film before they viewed Joker.

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Oct 15, 2019

A modern jungle story that competes with Lord of the Flies for downright evil.

John and Hope consider this a great origin story whose flaws enhance its greatness.

John and Johnny finish their preview of fall '19 movies.

Desolation Center

Oct 8, 2019

A satisfying history lesson about punk and its challenging music.


Oct 7, 2019

A possible Oscar for actor and picture.