origination of Quick Reviews was in 2000, when J.D. Funari, an avid
moviegoer, began listing movies he had seen in his
AOL Instant Messenger
profile with a rating score of 1-10. In some cases, if a movie elicited a
particularly strong reaction, he would jot down a sentence or two next to the
J.D. began adding a short review for every movie he saw and the current
system was born. In September of 2001, J.D. Funari made the
decision to start saving his reviews, which up until that time, were deleted
following their short appearance in his
AIM profile. Thus, the first incarnation
of the Quick Reviews web site was created: an archive of past reviews
sorted by month (to view the original site
passed and this bare-bones site started to show it's limitations as the
accumulated reviews became a burden to search through and adding features a
difficult process. With the year anniversary
approaching, J.D. began developing the concept for a completely redesigned
Quick Reviews that would function not only as a storage center for his
reviews, but also as a full movie web experience.
October 2002, J.D. Funari was proud to launch the new Quick Reviews web
site, vastly improving user friendliness while still providing the short 'n'
sweet movie reviews it is known for.