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Movies & TV (13 programs)

  1. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Thousand of hours worth of content. Exclusive Kids Section. Available in multiple language. Supports up to 4K resolutions.
    CONS: Occasional login issues. Inconsistent Chromecast streaming. Long buffer times. Some app crashes.
  2. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Decent variety of movies and TV series. Saves viewing progress to resume playback easily. Features 12+ languages and subtitles. Swipe for volume, brightness, and skip controls.
    CONS: Location may affect the functionality. Laden with soppy soap operas. No choice of subtitle font size.
  3. PROS: Unlimited downloads. Supports Dolby Digital 5.1. Full-HD resolution. Link up to three separate devices.
    CONS: No demo version of SkyShowtime. Personal information may be collected. Stored data cannot be deleted.
  4. License
    Trial version
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Watch TV shows from Australia, U.K. and Ireland. Available on mobile devices and desktop browsers. Built-in watchlist. Endless hours of commercial-free watching.
    CONS: More features available upon subscription. Slightly messy user interface. Difficulty on finding shows. May not run smoothly on some platforms.
  5. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Those with a free account can still watch films. Yearly subscription discounts are available. Apps are available for mobile devices. No early termination fees apply for those who cancel a subscription.
    CONS: The number of free films is very limited. Streaming mobile data costs can be very high. Lags and buffering issues can occur with 3G connections. Free accounts do not support high-definition playback.
  6. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Fast loading time. Wide selection of movies and series. Features original content. One-time sign-in.
    CONS: Does not allow downloads. Does not allow account sharing. Does not immediately upload newly released films and shows.
  7. License
    Free
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: No download is required to view content. High-definition videos are supported; ideal for live gaming.
    CONS: The functions associated with this program are limited. It is not possible for average users to stream content live.
  8. PROS: Interface is straightforward and easy to use. Works as a starting point when researching controversies.
    CONS: Offers limited information on the nature of the accusations. The database is far from complete.
  9. PROS: See multiple films at a lower price. By saving money on a ticket, have more to spend on popcorn!. Supportive of 'indie' films and smaller theaters. Check in to showings via the app; no need for paper ticket.
    CONS: Can only be used at eligible theaters. Biggest film releases may also be ineligible. Lack of interest has led to the service being downgraded. Less useful for those who don't have a big interest in films.
  10. License
    Paid
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: You now have another way to receive TV shows. The service also shows very recent movies fresh from the cinema.
    CONS: It is not ideal for people who have an unreliable Internet connection. You are bound by a paid subscription contract.
  11. License
    Paid
    Language
    English
    Platform
    web-apps
    PROS: Everything you need to know about DC, contained in one place. Exclusive content not available on other popular streaming sites. DC fans can enjoy it whatever their personal taste. Nice colour scheme and website design, suited to the DC Universe.
    CONS: Little reason for non-die hard DC fans to get involved. Dark colour scheme suits theme but won't win any new fans. DC may not be popular enough to build a successful, thriving community. Could also be eclipsed by the upcoming Disney streaming site.
  12. PROS: More than 40 premium channels are currently offered. The flash player is compatible with most existing video codecs.
    CONS: Many major networks such as Turner, A&E and Discovery are not yet available. There is no free version of YouTube TV available to viewers.
  13. PROS: The basic version of this software is free to use. All results can be shared across multiple social media networks.
    CONS: Access to more advanced and streamlined features will require a paid subscription. The free version will contain advertisements from time to time.

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