Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Flixster will remain autonomous? Yeah right! So much for Rotten Tomatoes too

Warner Bros. has bought Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes.  Can you say Jump The Shark?

I am not saying Flixster, nor Rotten Tomatoes has jumped the shark yet.  I am saying if you remember the popular Jump The Shark website and know what the TV Guide website did to it after buying it do not be surprised if you see Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes done somewhat the same way.

While I do not see WB whole heatedly dismantling those sites as JTS was done, I do see them over lording the sites with ads for their films and filtering out negative reviews about those films.

Of course there will still be IMDB for independent viewer reviews of movies if that happens.  Oh, and for those that do remember and miss JTS you can always check out Bone The Fish.