Microsoftâ€™s internal teams are ramping up their efforts to bring applications for Windows phone 7 from their product groups. Right from CRM 2011, Home server â€˜vailâ€™ to Lync ,there are loads of apps coming from Microsoft. The latest in this line up is the MSN Movies app which is now live in the zune marketplace. Here is the description from MSN blog,
As you launch the MSN Movies app, you will see what movies are playing near you, presented in order of local popularity, or you can search for a movie title to find out when and where itâ€™s playing. Read professional movie reviews, view movie details such as genre, rating, running time, and learn more about the cast and director. Play full-screen movie trailers and clips or pan through high quality photos from the movie.
Easily locate theaters and get turn-by-turn directions to get you there. Use the GPS in your Windows Phone to find theaters near your current location, or search by city or ZIP Code. Plan your complete night out with information about dining, drinks, parking, hotels, gas, and shopping near the theater you have selected. Once you have decided on a movie, purchase tickets directly from movietickets.com (where available.) Or explore hundreds of thousands of movies in our movies database.