Top Movie Sites of 2016
Top Movie Sites of 2016We all know about IMDB, Ain’t It Cool News and Rotten Tomatoes…those movie sites have been around for some time and many of us have enjoyed reading them. But there’s a new crop of movie sites out there, including several fan sites. The fan sites are just that – they’re populist sites that actually draw on the opinions of fans, rather than reviewers or journalists. After all, it’s the hardcore fans who really have a finger on the pulse of what’s going on. It’s a fresh, fun, grass-roots, exciting no-holds-barred way of discussing and finding out about new movies and what’s going on in Hollywood. Here are some of the best of the new fan-based sites out there, along with some more conventional non-fan-based sites:
- Young Adult
There’s also a fair amount of movie news and gossip and, as you would expect, plenty of Star Wars, Star Trek and Walking Dead content…and unfortunately, some nonsense about the Kardashians. The site’s layout and overall look is simple and a little sparse…it’s mainly just content from fans.
two million Facebook followers, Cinemablend is turning into the elephant in the room. Cinemablend covers not just movies, but TV, video games, pop culture and other ephemera, with news and reviews written by smart and informed reviewers and editors. It’s a go-to resource for discovering new movies and TV, and it’s a great place to go when you want to catch up on trends that you may have heard tantalizing details about and want to know more.
blog, with thoughtful and informed posts that go a bit deeper than many fan sites do, featuring a look back at Alan Rickman, an examination of the appeal of TV soap operas and a blog about the challenges of playing a younger role than an actor’s actual age. There’s even a whole sub-store for Ugly Christmas Sweaters for you to check out while you’re there!
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