John and Johnny offer their picks of smart scary movies.

John and Johnny discuss a recent addition to Netflix movies, the quirky Horse Girl.

John and Johnny survey the classics available on Netflix.

Win It All

Apr 13, 2020

Some of you gambling addicts may not like this little melodrama, but most will be amused. It's only 88 min, as  entertaining and instructive as films twice as long.

A classic drama about hope, a comforting theme in disquieting times.

Slow West

Apr 11, 2020

The Western is expertly renewed in this modern minimalist take starring Michael Fassbender.

It's Movie Time April 10, '20 Outbreak

Apr 9, 2020

John and Linda review one of the best-known virus films.

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


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.


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.


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

Mary Yerina is a philanthropic consultant.

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The Invisible Man

Mar 4, 2020

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