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 sling some webs with The Amazing Spider-Man and go on an ill-advised trip to Italy with Woody Allen'...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2012
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John let loose with Ted and Magic Mike and observe the family drama of People Like Us.

  • Added: Jun 29, 2012
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John face the apocalypse with Steve Carell in Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, break up with Gr...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2012
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin goes solo to talk about Ridley Scott's Prometheus, Tom Cruise in Rock of Ages, and Kathleen Turner's The Perf...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2012
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John take a look at the Madagascar franchise.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2012
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John discuss their favorite Pixar films.

  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John take a look back at their favorite films by distinctive director Tim Burton.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2012
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John go to battle with Snow White and the Huntsman and try to figure out what's lurking in Chernobyl Diar...

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2012
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John travel back in time with Men in Black III and meet a woman who claims to be from the future in Sound...

  • Added: May 25, 2012
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John battle aliens in Battleship and autocrats in The Dictator.

  • Added: May 18, 2012
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John are haunted by Tim Burton and Johnny Depp's Dark Shadows and head east with the brainy Brits of The ...

  • Added: May 11, 2012
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John recap recent films in the Avengers anthology before taking a look at Joss Whedon's new superhero spe...

  • Added: May 04, 2012
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John explore the jungle with Disneynature's Chimpanzee, endure The Five-Year Engagement, and sail the sev...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2012
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This week on It's Movie Time, Kristin and John learn to Think Like a Man, reminisce about college days with Blue Like Jazz, and feel not-so-lucky a...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2012
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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