Roger Ebert’s Great Movies App Hits iOS Devices

By Kenna McHugh Comment

Have you ever tried to discuss a movie where you can’t remember the title or actor of the movie picture? Have you ever needed help deciding which movie to download or pick from one of the movie rental stores?

Roger Ebert series of Great Movies is now available on your iPhone. If you like Ebert’s reviews and his style, it’s pretty cool to use. No more grappling with deciding which movie to watch or download. You can read carefully the genuine suggestions offered by Roger Ebert’s ongoing Great Movies series with his full-length reviews.

The Pulitzer Prize winner list of movies is the best of the best, starting at 1915 to the present with more being added as he completes his reviews. You might even discover a movie you’ve never heard of before or rediscover a movie that you’d love to see again.

The app is now available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. You have more than 300 reviews at your finger tips from classics like Casablanca to Ace in the Hole. You can view stills and complete searchable information for each film in the series. You can use the link to add the movie to your Netflix queue or buy it from Amazon.
The app offers the capacity to create your own movie lists of what you have seen and what you would like to see. You can even share your movie opinons on Twitter and Facebook. It is available at iTunes for $0.99.


* All reviews available off-line.
* Illustrated with stills from the films.
* Searchable by title, cast, director, or full text.
* Keep your own lists of movies you’ve seen and want to see.
* Browse by title or date.
* Instantly add to your Netflix queue.
* Instantly buy (new or used) from Amazon.
* Share reviews via Twitter, Facebook or e-mail.
* Connect to the full website at
* Read later with Instapaper.

Ebert was voted an honorary life member of the Directors’ Guild of America, and was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award of the American Society of Cinematographers. He is the only film critic to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and reviews can be read in some 200 newspapers worldwide. He has published 17 books.

For the price, the Ebert series app may prove fruitful for those who like the convenience of listing movies and going directly to Netflix or Amazon.