Thorough Movie Reviews News
The following list shows all changes made within the last year. All entries are written by Scott Hardie.
November 29, 2020: When writing a review, you now have the option of providing a release year and/or an IMDb URL (which populates the image and plot summary and cast data). You can leave those fields blank and let me fill them in if you want, but providing that information yourself helps the website categorize the movie more quickly. For example, if you're trying to fill in your ballot for the "best movies of the year" voting, a movie won't appear there unless it is categorized in the current year. I'm grateful to everyone who takes the extra step of providing this information; thanks in advance. (More info for the curious: I could get the release year from IMDb, but I prefer our method of dating a film. If a movie plays once at a little film festival in 2018 before its actual wide release in 2020, IMDb will call it a 2018 film, and to me that's just not right.)
October 31, 2020: For years, Netflix offered every movie on DVD, so I relied on Netflix for movie poster images and plot summaries here on Funeratic. But 2020 has really accelerated a trend towards movies becoming exclusives on rival streaming services, forcing me to change to a different data source. Going forward, IMDb will provide the image and summary data for each movie on the site, which really helps with movies like Hulu exclusives and HBO Max exclusives and Disney+ exclusives and so on. It will take me weeks to gather the data for all movies reviewed on Funeratic, so expect that to be a work in progress; I'll add it for the newest movies first and work my way backwards in time.
January 13, 2020: Predict the Oscars returns for 2020.
December 20, 2019: The Rise of Skywalker is the latest movie discussion.
Changes to Thorough Movie Reviews are sometimes mentioned on the Funeratic News page instead, when they're part of site-wide alterations.