How easy is it to navigate around the site? We tried and tested it out and graded..
The TV section allows you to search under categories such as Drama, Anime, News and Popular. There are also featured clips for quick selections.
The movie selection is categorized by new releases, comedy, Sci-Fi etc. Music is listed by genre.
Whilst the navigation is great at leading you to the show or movie you want (albeit through slow loading pages), too often searches end with a whimper rather than a bang… broken links and withdrawn material occur far too frequently.
Why is this site different to other streaming sites? This grades the originality of the site. .
The site is well designed and gives you glimpses of flair, with features like the ‘news’, ‘review’ and ‘discussion’ tabs that accompany each program choice. The ‘wiki’ side of the site, providing interesting information on videos online, cast, crew etc. is also an interesting development for sites of this ilk.
However, at the end of the day Side Reel disappoints too often to leave a lasting impression. There are just too many better sites out there, serving the same purpose.
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