Film Closet is a full movie database that is available for both Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8.1. The app pulls movie information from TheMovieDB and contains information on more than 120,000 movies accessible through a solid Modern UI design.
The Windows 8.1 version of Film Closet was recently updated to version 220.127.116.11 which delivers a healthy amount of new features. Most notably, you can now synchronize your favorites list, watch list, rated movies list and your custom lists between Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone versions of Film Closet.
Additional features with the Windows 8.1 version 18.104.22.168 update include:
- New navigation bar that allows you to jump to any page from any page.
- Live Tiles are available that are updated every fifteen minutes with all tile sizes supported. In-app video player is available to let you watch HD video movie trailers.
- In-app image viewer is added to allow you to open posters and backdrops then download the images locally.
- Discover page added to let you filter search results by genre, release date, and rating. You can then sort the results by popularity, release date and rating.
- Text to speech feature is available that will read back the overview of the movie and the biography of the cast members.
Film Closet is an impressive movie database that delivers a ton of entertainment information to our Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8 devices. The update to the Windows 8.1 version of Film Closet only adds to the attraction.
Film Closet is available for Windows Phone 8 devices (there is an older version available for Windows Phone 7.x devices) and is a free app. You can find Film Closet here in the Windows Phone Store. The Windows 8.1 version of Film Closet is also a free app and you can find that version here in the Windows Store.