Movie fans, unite! Whether you’re a fan of blockbuster hits or indie films, there are a handful of top-rated movie blogs that can keep you in-the-know. Many of the blogs focus on headline news and casting reveals, but there are some niche blogs that focus on specific kinds of movies or family-specific reviews.
15 movie blogs fans should follow
Most people have heard of IMBd. If you’ve ever wondered, ‘Who played Yoda?’ or ‘What movies has Sandra Bullock starred in?’, you’ve been to IMBd. The site offers profiles, cast lists, plot summaries, movie news, and reviews. Three million fans follow the site on Instagram for trailers like this one to “Marry Me” and exclusive interviews like this one with Kristen Bell.
For all the updates on your favorite movies, MovieWeb is the place to go. Fans find information on casting and release dates along with trailers and clips of their favorite flicks. With its start dating back to 1995, it’s a trusted source for movie information. Its Instagram is full of updates, like news of a “Christmas Story” sequel and first looks of cult favorite, “Hocus Pocus 2.”
Need a movie recommendation? Head to Rotten Tomatoes. It’s one of the oldest and most trusted online review sites for movies, with its start reaching back to 1998. In addition to reading a review or leaving one, fans also get news and a YouTube channel full of content like the best Black movies and Andrew Garfield’s five favorite musicals.
Described as the ultimate geek entertainment destination, Screen Rant provides an editorialized spin on headline news that engages its audience. It has 8 million subscribers on YouTube with contributors giving their two cents on why things like Mirabel didn’t get her gift in “Encanto” to comedic Pitch Meetings.
Common Sense Media
Wondering if the latest hit movie is appropriate for your child? Common Sense Media can help. This site provides reviews with families in mind along with age-based ratings. Parents and educators can also search for age-appropriate movies and TV shows. The nonprofit’s Instagram account has a list of cold weather movies to watch and reviews like this one for “Moonfall.”
Top Indian movies are the hot topic on Bollywood Hungama. Fans get insight on current movies and can even search by top celebrities like Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif. Fans chat about movies on the brand’s Twitter page, where 1.9 million movie buffs gather to discuss things like Kumar’s upcoming release: “Bade Miyan Chote Miyan.”
Go behind the scenes of your favorite movies with on-set reporting, interviews and movie clips via ComingSoon. From well-known hits to indie films, the site works to bring fans breaking news like the “Clifford” Blu Ray release date and snaps of Disney+’s “Secret Invasion,” which is in production.
Movie news and trailers are popular on ScreenCrush. The site relies heavily on its YouTube channel, where sci-fi fans can watch why Yoda was wrong and how Boba Fett became an instant icon. There’s also episodic content, What’s the Point?, which uncovers hidden meanings in popular film scenes.
Founded in 1997, Dark Horizons focuses on industry news as opposed to celebrity gossip. While the site has a dated look, the headlines are fresh and engaging. Based out of Sydney, Australia, the site relies on Facebook to promote content like a trailer for “Sonic the Hedgehog 2″ and updates on “Dune: Part 2.”
Would you consider yourself a movie geek? If so, GeekTyrant is the place for you. It celebrates geeking out over movies, music, cosplay, and gaming. With offices in Hollywood and Salt Lake City, the site turns to Twitter to engage its fans with updates like Oscar nominations and the new Buzz Lightyear movie.
Box Office Mojo
Wondering which movie is currently making big bucks at the box office? Box Office Mojo is the spot for facts and figures surrounding the movie industry. From top-earning movies to release dates, the site is fueled by film database, IMDb. Facebook fans get updates on blockbuster hits like “Spider-Man No Way Home.”
The Movie Blog by NME
Described as the defining voice of movies and pop culture, the Movie Blog offers breaking news — and has been doing so since 1952, long before the internet was around. Fans also follow the blog’s Instagram feed for thoughts on Oscar snubs and interviews with celebs like Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd.
If you’re a horror film aficionado, Dread Central has updates you’ll crave. With it’s scary-film-only focus, this site has breaking news, updates, and a growing list of subscribers to its hit newsletter, the Harbinger. Instagram offers pre-orders for flicks like Ditched and #TerrifierTuesday content.