The Top 10 Film ranking was last updated 04/01/2017 .
FlickeringMYTH.com is written by a team of movie experts who specialise in independent, Hollywood and ‘geek’ culture, bringing its audience all the latest film reviews, interviews, TV and film news and trailers. FlickeringMYTH.com is a haven for film lovers who want to be kept up to date with all of the happenings in Hollywood.
Created in 2010 and updated by a team of writers, critics and film festival programmers, CineVue is an award-winning UK film blog which provides its international audience with news, reviews, interviews, previews and trailers for upcoming indie and mainstream releases. As well as focusing on blockbuster releases, the blog also sheds light on lesser-known films from different parts of the world to widen their audiences’ horizons.
Offering a mix of film reviews, independent news and interviews, BACK TO THE MOVIES was created by blogger and marketer Sean Evans to share his love of film. The team aims to give movie fans honest and straight-talking reviews. Named as a tribute to one of Sean’s favourite movies, BACK TO THE MOVIES features a variety of genres, including reviews of both independent and mainstream releases, exclusive interviews, and trailer debuts.
Phil Edwards decided to create LIVE FOR FILMS to share the films, art, and comics that he found engaging with his friends. Almost nine years on, and the blog is one of the most critically acclaimed in the UK, providing both film and comic fans with a variety of reviews written by Phil and his team. With a passion for keeping their audience up-to-date with the latest industry news, and featuring interviews and trailers, LIVE FOR FILMS continues to grow in popularity.
Karen Woodham launched Blazing Minds back in 2008 to try and connect with more people from her hometown in North Wales and further afield. Having far exceeded her initial goal, Blazing Minds has become a trusted source for entertainment news and is now an award-winning blog, which provides readers with film, music, theatre and event news, previews and reviews.
6. MOVIE MARKER
MOVIE MARKER is a film lovers’ paradise brought to you by serious film buffs, who cater for all audience types – no matter what your favourite genre is. Founded by Luke Walkley and updated by a team of writers, reviewers, and contributors, MOVIE MARKER provides detailed and well-written reviews for movie goers (spoiler alerts are included).
If you’re on the hunt for something to watch at the movies or on stage, Let’s Go To The Movies provides a multitude of recommendations and also gives readers a heads up on the ones to steer clear from. Lists include the best and worst films of the year, films by genre and even by best performing actor. Created by Caz in 2009 out of her love of film, Let’s Go To The Movies offers detailed pieces and brutally honest reviews of films and plays she has seen, to entertain and inform her readers.
FILMONIC was created in 2007 to share trailers, reviews, movie posters, announcements and news for film releases. Now regularly updated by Alex and continuing to provide readers with relevant, and heavily researched content, including ‘lists’ of the top box office movies and the ‘top sequels released a decade or more late’, FILMONIC has something for everyone with an interest in film.
BATTLE ROYALE WITH CHEESE (also known as BRWC) was created by Alton Williams in 2008 as ‘a bit of fun’, but has now blossomed into one of the leading film blogs, boasting a talented team of contributors who are all united by their love of film. BRWC presents a collection of film reviews, interviews, news, features and detailed commentary.
New to our ranking is Picturehouse Blog, which is updated by the Picturehouse staff with their best picks. Picturehouse, an independent cinema known for screening world films and independent movies alongside blockbusters focuses on both well-known releases such as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and lesser-known films including The Innocents. Picturehouse Blog also features podcast interviews with prominent actors and directors including Joseph Gordan-Levitt, Daniel Radcliffe, and Paul Feig.
The fundamentals of working with these bloggers are the same as with traditional journalists at traditional media outlets: respect their schedules; take time to read their material to learn their interests; and only contact them if/when they want to be contacted.
Vuelio’s blog ranking methodology takes into consideration social sharing, topic-related content and post frequency. Profiles of these film blogs and their authors can be found in the Vuelio Media Database.