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 cast their votes for George Clooney in The Ides of March, travel to the Sudan with Gerard Butler in ...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2011
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John weigh the odds with Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 50/50, travel to Vera Farmiga's Higher Ground, and shoot...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2011
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John travel back to the '60s with Helen Mirren in The Debt and travel to Texas for Seven Days in Utopia.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John travel back to 1960s Mississippi with The Help and contemplate alternate realities with Another Earth.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2011
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John plot against their Horrible Bosses with Jason Bateman and talk to the animals with Kevin James in Zo...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2011
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John enjoy Michael Bay's bold, noisy thriller, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, and Tom Hanks's sweet, qui...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2011
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John discuss the secrets of Super 8, debate the meaning of The Tree of Life, and travel back in time with...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2011
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John take a look at some of the films found for free on Hulu.com.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2011
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John review some of the documentaries streaming on SnagFilms.com.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2011
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On It's Movie Time's 2010 Year in Review, John and Kristin recap the best and the worst of movies in 2010. From the most dismal comedies in the Mo...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2010
  • Length: 57:00
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This week on It's Movie Time, John and Kristin meet the newest Disney princess in Tangled, watch James Franco battle nature in 127 Hours, and sing ...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2010
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This week on It's Movie Time, John and Kristin take a look at some of their favorite moments in director Clint Eastwood's career.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2010
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This week on It's Movie Time, John and Kristin explore come of the films available for viewing on GiganticDigital.com.

  • Added: Oct 15, 2010
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In their award-winning hour-long special, John and Kristin recap the best and the worst of the movies of 2009.

  • Added: Apr 23, 2010
  • Length: 57:00