In case you needed another movie-finder app for your Windows Phone, moviefone (owned by AOL) has released an official and not-too-shabby app for Windows Phone 8 owners. The service, which has been around for years, allows users to find movies, start times, theaters and more based on their current location.
While the app is similar to Fandango and Flixster, moviefone (www.moviefone.com) does bring its own unique brand and style to your smartdevice. The app allows you to see top box office, trailers and clips, upcoming films, casting information (which you can use to drill down further, nice), what’s out on DVD this week and general film news, all in a Modern UI that is quite responsive to our input.
The app won’t win awards for bringing anything new to the table (and Windows Phone 8 specific features are kept minimal here, there’s not even a doublewide tile), the app itself is well designed with a fast, fluid UI and we’re sure with a couple updates, other features and additions like lockscreen support could be thrown into the mix.
Either way, it’s great to see another official app from a major service hit Windows Phone. Pick up the official moviefone app for Windows Phone 8 here in the Store.
Oh and we’ve attached the requisite Seinfeld episode video clip for this post.
Thanks, Travis B., for the tip!