We first looked at Film Closet back in mid-May. It’s one of the coolest apps for both Windows Phone and Windows 8. Consider yourself a movie buff? Then you want and need Film Closet. The latest update adds even more to an already solid app. Let’s check it out.
Film Closest is a beautiful and functional app that uses data from The Movie Database (http://www.themoviedb.org). The Movie Database is an awesome, community powered database for movies that includes things like movie poster, trailer, and all the information you’d want about the directors, cast and much more. The latest update in the Store, version 188.8.131.52, brings a few new features to the table:
- Chance Lockscreen by either selecting a movie or randomly
- Voice commands – jump to any page
- Text to speech – listen to the overview of the movies and the biography of the casts
- New option to donate
- Minor bug fixes
This update brings some very awesome features to the table. Finding out what’s playing is a simple voice command away. And if you’re too lazy to read, the app will read back the overview and stats about the movie to you. Pretty cool. Lockscreen support is an always welcomed feature for anyone who loves to play around with it.
Film Closet is free for users on both Windows Phone 7.x and 8. There’s also a Windows 8 version so you can browse on your Surface or laptop. It’s an excellent app and really worth donating to the developer if you appreciate the effort.