May 19, 2020
The Film Detective, a classic media streaming network and film archive that restores classic films, this month made its app available for download across Android devices.
The Film Detective app on Android launches with more than 1,000 classic film and television titles, including musicals, dramas, cartoons and comedies. Corresponding with its current availability on web, iOS, Roku, AppleTV, and Amazon Fire TV, The Film Detective app on Android features a curated balance of critically acclaimed titles and underrepresented cult classics and ‘B’ movies, according to a press release.
With many titles newly restored in HD, the company’s catalog includes everything from Cicely Tyson in Sounder (1972) and His Girl Friday (1940) starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell to Roger Corman campy classics such as A Bucket of Blood (1959).
The Film Detective library refreshes monthly and regularly features original content narrated by former host of The Movie Loft, Dana Hersey.
“Our team is proud to be expanding the reach of our content to over 2 billion active devices on Android,” Phil Hopkins, founder of The Film Detective, said in a statement. “As the comfort of the classics become more important than ever, we are excited by the opportunity to bring classic film and television to film fans on Android and expand the availability of our content for viewers.”
The Film Detective app is available for free with ad-supported content or available ad-free with exclusive “subscriber-only” titles by subscription for $3.99 per month or $34.99 per year. More information is here.