openPR Logo
Press release

A New Website Lets Regular Folks Review Movies

10-01-2007 01:14 PM CET | Media & Telecommunications

Press release from: ImaJAN Media, LLC

A niche based social networking site dedicated to movie lovers

A niche based social networking site dedicated to movie lovers

Everybody's got an opinion about movies, but only the pros get to offer their critique. At least, that's the way it seemed to the founders of — a start-up website that challenges that notion the pros know what's best.

"We were just three guys out of college who really liked talking about movies," said cofounder/ designer Josh Collins. "But when we tried to join [an association of professional movie reviewers], we found our opinions weren't welcome."

"I thought, 'This is ridiculous. There should be a place where everyone can share reviews.' But that place didn't exist yet. So we decided to make it," said Collins.

Filmcrave, which launched its beta edition on August 15th, has thousands of movies in its database, making it easy for users to search out flicks, rate or review them. But the site is more than just a place to post comments: it's also a social networking site, much like MySpace, where users can create Top Movie lists, meet new people and maintain their own profiles.

"It's much easier [to use] than MySpace," says cofounder/designer Alex Olson, "And it fulfills a unique niche on the web. No one else is mixing movie content with a MySpace social networking feel the way we are."

Filling this niche should make the site a huge success, cofounder/ developer Nick Barry believes. While there are other movie related sites, none of them make user interaction their primary aim, said Barry. "Some even seem to be more like an online store than a

The three friends expect the online community to grow exponentially — and continue to thumb their noses at the critics.

"Professional movie reviewers are the lapdogs of the entertainment industry," said Collins. "Those who generate the best hype are treated to fancy tid-bits and allowed to cozy up with beautiful people. It's a club, and until now, none of us were invited."

Early test users of the site agreed. "That's why sites like this one are so important: everyone has access to the clubhouse," said Christopher Hemann. " It's like the angry mob with pitchforks at the gates of Hollywood exclusive neighborhoods. NO MORE ABOMINATIONS! WE'RE NOT PEASANTS — WE'RE UNPLEASANTS!"

The site is already generating intense enthusiasm, Barry says. And — who knows? — with the influence the internet is already having on movie making, maybe Hollywood will hear the roar.

For more information visit

ImaJAN Media, LLC
3549 NE Austin Dr
Lee's Summit, MO

Alex Olson
816-591-0825 is a unique social networking site dedicated to movies and movie lovers. As a niche based social media site, they allow users to create organized top movie lists, write helpful movie reviews - while at the same time integrating with social networking functions. Members are easily able to make friends by commenting on their profile, discussing their reviews, and browsing the latest member movie reviews and movie lists. The website is designed with both intuitive member usability and compliant adverting standards. FilmCrave is the perfect blend of rich, user functionality and descriptive, helpful movie interaction. FilmCrave (owned and operated by ImaJAN Media, LLC) is privately-held and located in Lee's Summit, MO.

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release A New Website Lets Regular Folks Review Movies here

News-ID: 29436 • Views: 1473

More Releases from ImaJAN Media, LLC

New Movies and DVD Releases 2012 Get Blockbuster Appeal at
There are a seemingly endless number of websites that give you a list of DVD releases or new movies that are coming out, but goes the extra distance to display the most pertinent films. Being the most popular page on the site, distinguishing it from every other site out there has never been more relevant.’s DVD release date section includes release date by month, date, and year; plots; cast

More Releases for Collins

Global GPS Altimeter Market 2019 - Honeywell Aerospace, Rockwell Collins, Thales
A new market research study by Apex Market Research has projected that GPS Altimeter revenues will exceed $XX Billion by 2023 at a CAGR of XX%. Market statistics is published in Global GPS Altimeter Market 2019-2026 report. The Global GPS Altimeter Market 2019-2026 report delivers comprehensive information about the GPS Altimeter industry including valuable facts and figures, important aspects, and skilled opinions providing businesses with decisive information. The report covers global
Collins Cash & Carry - Reliable Businesspartner since 1950
For over the last 50 years our customers have chosen us at Collins Cash and Carry to be their reliable business partner, with a fair attitude and pricing structure that helps our customers grow their business. We Supply an array of UK and international businesses with a wide range of products, but here we want to emphasise our 3 main specialisms. We are the go to partner when it comes
BeamaLife Corp. Hires John Collins
Piscataway, NJ - January 28th, 2013 BeamaLife Corporation, one of New Jersey's leading life insurance firms announced today the hiring of John Collins as their Senior Vice President in their large corporations and banks division. John Collins, a twenty five year veteran of business development, sales and team leadership, is leading BeamaLife’s Large Corporations and Banks division. He is in charge of expanding the division and accelerating the growth of BeamaLife’s portfolio
Fort Collins Hood Sale Company Discusses Naked Fish Restaurant Fire
PLACENTIA AND FORT COLLINS, CALIFORNIA- A fire that destroyed a Hayward, CA restaurant has American Professional Services (APS-Hoods), a Fort Collins hood sale company (, reminding restaurant owners and managers to take precautions to prevent costly damage to their establishments. Firefighting News reported that a two-alarm fire that broke out April 8 in the kitchen of Naked Fish Japanese Cuisine restaurant destroyed the business. "They got lucky that the fire didn't cause
‘Mockingjay’ Author Suzanne Collins Honored with First Booksie Award
Not every author is the cliché quiet introvert who has little online marketing expertise. Suzanne Collins, who wrote the Underland Chronicles and The Hunger Games, has won the first Booksie Award for her marketing success of new young-adult title, Mockingjay.  Collins is honored for her exciting embrace of internet technology at a time when so many publishers are ambivalent about it. The Booksie Award was created to honor all types
Rockwell Collins Expands Relationship with HCL Technologies
Paris, France — Paris Air Show (Chalet #225, Row D) — June 19, 2007: Rockwell Collins, a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication and aviation electronics solutions, today announced an expanded strategic relationship with HCL Technologies Ltd. (“HCL”), India’s leading global IT services company and a world class partner in delivering product engineering and enterprise IT services to the aerospace industry. Under the terms of