Best apps and websites
For free TV and movies
IMDb.com/freedive is an ad-supported streaming service from Amazon, accessible through IMDb, its online film database. The free content includes TV series like Dallas and films like Groundhog Day and Blade Runner.
Pluto.tv streams live news from NBC and CBS and offers an array of video and music content across its 130 channels. Its movie options lean toward old genre fare.
Kanopy.com “tilts toward the cerebral,” with 30,000 movies and documentaries from sources such as PBS and the Criterion Collection. The ad-free service is accessible only to members of participating libraries.
HooplaDigital.com also requires a library card, but its ad-free offerings include titles as popular as The Great British Baking Show
TubiTV.com “has something to interest most everyone.” The service’s 12,000 titles include many acclaimed films—both classics and recent releases.
Source: Consumer Reports