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Cinema Blend home page
|Type of site||Film news and reviews|
|Created by||Joshua Tyler|
|Alexa rank||9000[when?]|
Cinema Blend is a website founded and run by Josh Tyler dedicated to news and reviews of upcoming and currently playing films, movie projects, television shows, video games, and pop culture. It combines gossip from anonymous and unverified sources as well as news and reviews.
The site was launched in 2001 under the name Film Hobbit, its original name attributed to founder Josh Tyler's love of movies and The Lord of the Rings. Over the next few years the site expanded by adding associate contributors and editors and now has an active staffing of around 30, some contributing to the site full time, others part-time.
In 2004 the site was relaunched under the Cinema Blend name in an attempt to move away from the now completed Lord of the Rings series and to position itself better as a serious hub for movie news and reviews. In June 2008, the site was nominated AMC's Site of the Week.
Podcast/video podcast 
On April 25, 2005, the site launched the first of its weekly podcasts, the Weekly Blend Audio Edition, hosted by assistant editor Rafe Telsch with regular guests Margaret Williams and Tim Kinnard. Telsch later left Cinema Blend and The Weekly Blend Audio Show is no longer associated with the site.
Cinema Blend's current podcast is called Operation Kino and is hosted by the site's Editor in Chief, Katey Rich.
- "TV Blend". Retrieved April 20, 2013.
- "Gaming Blend". CinemaBlend.com. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
- "Pop Culture". CinemaBlend.com. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
- Fall, Christine (2008-06-05). "Site of the Week - Cinema Blend". AMC Blog. AMC. Retrieved 2012-07-18.
- "Operation Kino Podcast". Cinemablend.com. Retrieved 2013-04-06.