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Shaft

Jun 13, 2019

Listen tomorrow to It's Movie Time as John and Kevin try to give some heft to this light-weight fantasy.

All is True

Jun 12, 2019

A quiet tribute to the greatest writer of all time in his retirement.

Inspired by Aladdin, John and Johnny assess the career of the new Geni, Will Smith.

Late Night

Jun 10, 2019

It's tough hosting a late night talk show; just ask aging, hardened Katherine Newberry.

Rocketman

Jun 6, 2019

Completely satisfying, brilliant biopic of a a rock icon.

John/Wayne try to find some good in this mediocre monster mash.

Johnny and guest intern  Mark Wesley discuss the big films at Cannes 2019.

It's Movie Time: May 31,'19 Poms

May 30, 2019

John and former varsity cheerleaders Courtney and Felicity discuss Diane Keaton's recent comedy about senior cheerleaders, Poms.

It's summer. What did you expect?

John and Johnny, inspired by Tolkien, discuss memorable biopics.

Film discussion: Biopics

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 WCBE.org. Stay connected on Facebook.

Non-Fiction

May 28, 2019

Talk, talk, book, books, love, love--very French, very entertaining.

A splendid doc about farming paradise.

Booksmart

May 24, 2019

A hilariouas teen comedy with smart heroines and important themes.

John and Hope find some favorable comparisons with the original animation, and some not.

Inspired by John Wick 3: Parabellum, John and Johnny are  surprised at  some cultural gems amid this limited star's oeuvre.

Trial by Fire

May 20, 2019

A true crime story that turns on the truest crime being his conviction.

A wild Emily is a new Emily for those of us her devotees.

It's Movie Time: May 17, '19 Long Shot

May 16, 2019

John and Linda find solid laughs and satire in the most recent rom-com.

John and Johnny, inspired by Stockholm, look at the filmography of Ethan Hawke.

Beautiful doc to behold about the Rio Grande, with the wall and its  political message not far behind.

It's Movie Time: May 10, '19 Tolkien

May 9, 2019

John and Mary  evaluate the biography of the young J.R.R. Tolkien

John and Johnny analyze the popularity and history of Marvel's Avengers.

Long Shot

May 7, 2019

A sharp satire of contemporary politics leavened by an unlikely romance.

Tolkien

May 6, 2019

An informative biopic of the famous Tolkien in his formative years.

John and Kevin are in awe of the Avengers: Endgame.

John and Johnny, inspired by Pet Sematary, review the work of  prolific Stephen King.

Avengers: Endgame

Apr 27, 2019

As good a super-hero blockbuster as I have seen in a decade at least.

Hope and John are amused by the origin of the Stockholm syndrome. And Ethan Hawke.

Stockholm

Apr 23, 2019

Inspired by true event in '73, this bankheist was like no other--it defined the Stockholm syndrome.

John and Johnny pick their possible favorites for May and June, Summer '19.

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