April 23, 2014

Turner Classic Movies App Coming to Android in February

For those of you who like to watch Turner Classic Movies (TCM), you’ll be happy to learn that a new Android app will be arriving in the Android Market next month.  The app will provides fans with advanced schedules, historical information on hundreds of films, fan commentary, photo galleries, original posters, artwork, and whole host of other features.  The price for the TCM application is not yet known but an iPhone version was released today for $2.99 in iTunes.

The app is expected to see daily content updates with future releases to include access to “more video and photos, complete access to TCM’s entire movie database, photo utilities, added schedule features and access to TCM Fan Community content.”

Features according to the Turner Newsroom

  • A complete schedule of movies playing on TCM, with full-month views up to two months in advance, personalized to each fan’s time zone.
  • An optimized version of the TCM Movie Database, complete with synopses, credits, trivia, detailed background information from the American Film Institute film catalog and fan comments.
  • Rich video content, including hundreds of movie clips, trailers and TCM promos, all presented in their original aspect ratios, including widescreen content that maximizes the landscape-view option found on some devices, such as the iPhone and iTouch.
  • Photo galleries for films playing on TCM, including such compelling assets as original lobby card sets, behind-the-scenes production stills, publicity stills, original poster art and more.
  • An optimized version of TCM’s critically acclaimed MovieMorlocks movie blog.
  • In-depth articles by TCM staff members writing about the history and making of nearly every film on TCM.

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