Just Mercy

Jan 7, 2020

Mercy is the motif. Here's a contemporary take on the need for it to show the way. It's not an easy way.

Ip Man 4: The Finale

Jan 6, 2020

Surprisingly lyrical and social but still nectar for martial arts enthusiasts.

Good Newwz

Jan 4, 2020

It's Bollywood and more.

An enlightening doc about the fabled Mafia and a modern heroine photographer.

It's Movie Time Jan 03, '20 Uncut Gems

Jan 2, 2020

John, Kevin, and Kevin Garnett appreciate this gem.

John and Johnny reminisce about the '19 films that will be unfortunately forgotten.

The Aeronauts

Dec 28, 2019

A high-flying  balloon adventure, a simple pleasure amid the heady Oscar-worthy contenders at this time of year.


Dec 27, 2019

The play and now movie have not been worthy of the poet, but they have their worthy moments.

Uncut Gems

Dec 26, 2019

Performance of a lifetime for comedian Adam Sandler.

Little Women

Dec 26, 2019

One of this year's best, and one of the top Alcott adaptations of all time.

John/Wayne have fun with the biggest franchise of all time.

Johnny interviews the co-creators of a future series at Amazon called Wildfire, an Ohio-related show.

An eternal space opera still rich with adventure and meaning for several generations.

Controversial It's Movie Time Dec 20, '19 Bombshell

Dec 20, 2019

Courtney and Felicity have some personal background for this revealing  docudrama.


Dec 19, 2019

Men most of all can learn about the unglamorous world of sexual harassment.

Johnny interviews Chevy Chase, in this weekend for Christmas Vacation.

The Two Popes

Dec 16, 2019

This acting will bring you back to church.

Richard Jewell

Dec 14, 2019

A sharp docudrama about a much maligned hero.

It's Movie Time Dec 13, '19 A Hidden Life

Dec 12, 2019

John and Hope debate the merits of this latest lyric from one of our premiere directors.

John and Johnny describe some pre-2020 Oscar ceremony favorites of 2019.

A Hidden Life

Dec 10, 2019

A beautiful film about an ugly past.


Dec 9, 2019

A modern love story of contrasts set in an exotic land.


Dec 5, 2019

Its screenplay is formulaic; its visuals are top-rate.

It's Movie Time Dec 6, '19 Dark Waters

Dec 5, 2019

John and Linda admire this important docudrama's claims of industrial irresponsibility.


Dec 4, 2019

The fall of a wealthy family for reasons known to even the non-wealthy. One of th best of the year.

Dark Waters

Dec 4, 2019

In the spirit of Spotlight, this investigative docudrama is interesting and real.

John and Johnny wrap up Cinema Classics' trilogy about a current classic: The Irishman

Film discussion: The Irishman, Part II

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.

Cinema Classics is regularly broadcast at 8:01 pm Thursday on WCBE 90.5 FM and streaming at Stay connected on Facebook.

Hanks perfectly channels Rogers with Rogers'  sweet slow in full force.

21 Bridges

Nov 29, 2019

Shutting down exit from Manhattan is the most thrilling part of this mediocre thriller.

It's Movie Time Nov 29, '19 Knives Out

Nov 28, 2019

John and Kevin have fun with a fun whodunit.