It's Movie Time

Series produced by Kristin Dreyer Kramer

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It's Movie Time is no longer posting shows on PRX. For the latest film reviews, listen to Kristin Dreyer Kramer's Reel Discovery: http://www.prx.org/series/32666-reel-discovery

In the time it takes to run one of your regular news breaks, this smart and entertaining show will offer your listeners a look at the latest in mainstream and independent film.

John and Kristin will also record personalized 30-second promo spots for stations that choose to run the weekly series. For more information, contact Kristin@itsmovietime.org.

For reviews, updates, and more, find It's Movie Time on Facebook.


About the Show:

Originally hosted by John DeSando and Clay Lowe, It’s Movie Time made its debut on Columbus, Ohio’s WCBE (90.5 FM) in 2001, airing each Friday at 3:01 and 8:01 p.m. The show garnered a number of awards, including Communicator and Silver Microphone honors.

When Clay left the show in January of 2009, Kristin Dreyer Kramer (formerly a regular guest host) took over as John’s co-host, bringing a new dynamic (and a new demographic) to the show.

At that time, the pair also began hosting an additional weekly show, On the Marquee, which covers the latest theatrical and video releases in Columbus. Originally a weekly podcast, On the Marquee currently airs at 9:01 each Sunday morning on WCBE.


About the Format

Each week on It’s Movie Time, John and Kristin review two or three of the week’s latest theatrical releases—from big-budget blockbusters to little-known indies. Each show includes short reviews of the week’s movies, followed by the critics’ grades.

John and Kristin’s sharp writing and easy-going chemistry make the show both informative and entertaining—which is why they’ve won so many awards.


About the Hosts:

John DeSando holds a Ph.D. in English and enjoys long, heavy dramas, anything British, and the occasional shallow action movie.

Kristin Dreyer Kramer is the editor-in-chief of NightsAndWeekends.com, an online publication that features reviews of movies, books, music, and games. She loves clever comedies, anything Scandinavian, and the occasional geeky fanboy movie.


About the Awards:

It’s Movie Time has been honored with numerous awards throughout the years. In its current line-up, the show and its hosts have been recognized with the following awards:
MarCom Awards Gold Award: 2009, 2010, 2011
Communicator Awards Silver Award of Distinction: 2009, 2011
Hermes Awards Gold Award: 2010, 2011
2011 Los Angeles Press Club National Entertainment Journalism Awards Runner-Up: Best Radio Feature (for It's Movie Time's 2010 Year in Review)
2011 Los Angeles Press Club National Entertainment Journalism Awards Runner-Up: Radio Critic of the Year
2010 Los Angeles Press Club National Entertainment Journalism Awards Winner: Best Radio Feature (for It’s Movie Time’s 2009 Year in Review)
2010 National Entertainment Journalism Awards Honorable Mention: Radio Critic of the Year
2009 National Entertainment Journalism Awards Finalist: Radio Critic of the Year Hide full description
In the time it takes to run one of your regular news breaks, this smart and entertaining show will offer your listeners a look at the latest in mainstream and independent film.

John and Kristin will also record personalized 30-second promo spots for stations that choose to run the weekly series. For more information, contact Kristin@itsmovietime.org.

For reviews, updates, and more, find It's Movie Time on Facebook.


About the Show:

Originally hosted by John DeSando and Clay Lowe, It’s Movie Time made its debut on Columbus, Ohio’s WCBE (90.5 FM) in 2001, airing each Friday at 3:01 and 8:01 p.m. The show garnered a number of awards, including Communicator and Silver Microphone honors.

When Clay left the show in January of 2009, Kristin Dreyer Kramer (formerly a regular guest host) took over... Show full description

54 Pieces

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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John reunite with The Muppets, experience the horrors of The Skin I Live In, and travel to Hawaii with Ge...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John witness the end of the world in Melancholia and the beginning of movie magic in Hugo.

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  • Added: Dec 02, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John experience the glitz and romance of Garry Marshall's New Year's Eve and look forward to the holidays...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John return to Holmes with Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, return home with Jason Reitm...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
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This week in It's Movie Time, Kristin and John scale tall buildings with Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol and rediscover The Girl ...

  • Added: Dec 22, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
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In their annual hour-long year-end special, Kristin and John reflect on the best and worst of the year, from the surprisingly decent releases of th...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2011
  • Length: 57:00
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John take a look at Steven Spielberg's pair of holiday releases, War Horse and The Adventures of Tintin.

  • Added: Dec 30, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John take a break from covering the new releases to talk about the Central Ohio Film Critics Association'...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John revisit a classic with Disney's Beauty and the Beast 3D, investigate Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and ...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2012
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John go back in time with The Artist and The Iron Lady and cover their eyes in Shame.

  • Added: Jan 20, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John balance on the edge with Sam Worthington in Man on a Ledge, discuss the true identity of Albert Nobb...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John are haunted by The Woman in Black, save the whales with Big Miracle, and hunt for skips with Katheri...

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John go on the lam with Denzel Washington in Safe House and try to forget The Vow.

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John take a look at some of their favorite Oscar nominees.

  • Added: Feb 24, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John party high school style with Project X, get attached to Oscar winner A Separation, and enjoy some fa...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2012
  • Length: 05:01
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John travel to Mars with John Carter and talk marriage and parenthood with Friends with Kids.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John look at actress Jessica Chastain's breakout year.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John cheer on the latest teen sensation, The Hunger Games, and laugh along with Jonah Hill and Channing T...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John relive the good old days with American Reunion and Titanic 3D and examine a new take on an old class...

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  • Added: Apr 06, 2012
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John face the horrors of The Cabin in the Woods, toss the pigskin around with Touchback, and battle their...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2012
  • Length: 05:00