Operation Finale

Aug 29, 2018

The abduction of Adolph Eichmann is thrilling and historical.

A little more in-depth leering  would have made this tell-all better than it is.

John and Johnny talk about shows with hundreds in their tiltles to honor their 500-shows Cinema Classics experience.

See "Alpha"--It's 20,000 years old.

Aug 27, 2018

A conventional story told with grace and understatement.

The Happytime Murders

Aug 26, 2018

Blue and funny at times with not enough McCarthy.

It's Movie Time August 24, '18 Puzzle with Wayne Miller

Aug 23, 2018

John/Wayne try their hand at a human puzzle of love and frustration.


Aug 22, 2018

A first-rate doc about a gifted artist.

John and Johnny are almost speechless (not really) about Tom Cruise as his own stuntman.

Mile 22

Aug 20, 2018

Wahlberg still stands out amidst the tech blizzard.

XXX Puzzle XXX

Aug 20, 2018

A touching drama all too true to life. A memorable heroine.

It's Movie Time August 17, '18 Crazy Rich Asians

Aug 17, 2018

John and Kevin travel to a rom-com filled with rich characters and very rich cinematography.

A different kind of journey: Araby

Aug 16, 2018

A small journey by an unassuming Latino into an unfriendly world that nonetheless  brings wisdom.

Visual Effects Oscar winner Steve Hubbard chats with Johnny about the biz..

The Island

Aug 14, 2018

A small satire with dark comedic moments that do much to underscore humanity's inhumanity and yet its will to survive another day.

Crazy Rich Asians

Aug 14, 2018

Rich in character and  cinematography, Crazy Rich Asians is an enjoyable new kind of global rom-com.

It's Movie Time Aug 10, '18 The Meg

Aug 10, 2018

John and Linda go deep sea diving for a 75 foot shark and find scary summer fun.


Aug 9, 2018

Spike Lee is a master at fusing an entertaining film with racial realism.

The Meg

Aug 9, 2018

Sharks with popcorn--it's cheesy but plenty of summer fun.

The Forest of Lost Souls

Aug 7, 2018

Even if you don't care for horror films, you might like this one. It's spare and non scary in an unusual way.

John and Johnny discuss current films and some oldies about getting back to family.

Eighth Grade

Aug 4, 2018

A brilliant story about the challenges of being an early teen.

It's Movie Time Aug 3, '18 Christopher Robin

Aug 3, 2018

John and Hope have mixed feelings about this Christopher Robin fiction..

Mission Impossible: Fallout

Aug 3, 2018

Look and enjoy. It's summer's best adventure.

Christopher Robin

Aug 3, 2018

At times this Disney live-action, animated comedy/melodrama is actually good.

Inspired by Skyscraper, the boys search for meaning in Dwayne Johnson's work.


Jul 30, 2018

A moving experience on many levels.

It's Movie Time July 27, '18 Leave No Trace with Wayne Miller

Jul 24, 2018

John/Wayne go survivalist with one of the best movies of the year.

Cinema Classics July 26, '18 Heists

Jul 24, 2018

The boys, inspired by American Animals, recount their fav movie heists.

A Cinema Classic: Heists

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.

The Equalizer 2

Jul 22, 2018

A different kind of action hero made even better because Denzel plays him.

The King

Jul 21, 2018

A regal documentary that compares America with Elvis, and it's not always uplifting.