Movie Reviews - Film & TV Entertainment

Set Up Screencast

Check out a screencast explaining how the demo content was set up – here.

Theme Description

Movie Reviews is the perfect theme for a movie review and news website. The theme comes packed with features which make it ideal for reviewing. TheMovieDB API makes it even easier to get movie details.

  • TheMovieDB API Integration – get cast info, cast biography, genre, actors, directors, release date, trailer and many more.
  • Dynamic Color Coding – scores are colored based on the review score. The color scale can be set in the theme options.
  • Featured Slider – add custom backgrounds and content.
  • Easy Video Embed Integration
  • Versatile Archives – view review archives based on genre, postives, negatives and tags.
  • Actor/Director Pages – view moves based on cast, view cast details and aggregate scores.
  • Versatile and Useful Shortcodes
  • Many Custom Widgets

Custom Plugin/Widget list

  • Facebook Widget – used in the demo to create the facebook fans area in the footer.
  • Genre Widget – used in the demo for the genre links in the lower footer. Genres are sorted by number of posts.
  • Movie Shortcodes – adds the shortcodes.
  • Recent Comments – used in the footer.
  • Recent Posts – can be used to show only preview/reviews and also by genre. Featured option refers to the first post being shown with a larger image.
  • Related Posts – for use on single review/preview pages to show related posts.
  • Review Breakdown – used to show the postives and negatives in the sidebar.
  • Review Details – tabbed details for the movie (uses api).
  • Review Score – shows the large colored score on single post.
  • Review Stats Widget – shows the number of movies within each score bracket (lower footer).
  • Review Tags – shows tags for the review/preview.
  • Tags Widget – shows the recent tags in the footer.
  • Top Rated – shows a list of top rated movies.
  • Worst Rated – shows a list of worst rated movies.
  • Trailer Widget – shows a trailer by using the movie db api. Leave api field blank when adding to a single post.
  • Twitter Widget – shows latest tweets in footer.

Resources Used

  • Advanced Custom Fields
  • OptionsTree
  • jQuery
  • jQuery Cycle
  • jQuery Easing
  • Rainbow Colors
  • TheMovieDB API
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