Curious to hear what other people thought of a movie before shelling out $12 for a ticket at the local cineplex? You could open up the newspaper to read what a professional reviewer thought of it, or check out the reviews online to find out what strangers had to say. Or you could use fflick to find out what your friends and favorite celebrities thought of all the latest movies showing in a theater near you. The application scours the Twitter feeds of all your friends to find any mentions of recent films, then delivers those mini reviews right to your computer screen.
You don’t have to create an account with fflick to start using the site, although your movie recommendations will be much more tailored if you do choose to sign in through Twitter. Without a Twitter login, fflick will show you all the reviews posted by top celebrities. If you’ve ever wondered what Kim Kardashian, John Mayer, or Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger had to say about a film, then fflick is the place to check those reviews out. When you decide to take the next step and connect via a Twitter account, the application will search through the feeds of the people you follow for mentions of any movies. That list of mini-movie reviews will then show up in chronological order, with the most recent tweet appearing at the top.
If you come across a particular tweet that seems intriguing, fflick will let you re-tweet or reply to it with the click of a button. So if you want to find out more from a friend who posted that she recently saw Eat, Pray, Love, you can reply in a tweet and ask her about it in a snap. Overall, fflick is an interesting new app that utilizes the power of Twitter to help people decide which movies are worth checking out.
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