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  1. Match users with similar taste

    Add a match button to every profile so you can check immediately if somebody has the same taste as you.

    You can use the like and/or rating of a movie to produce a list of similar movies/similar profile or a similar %.

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    • Private accounts (and/or private Diary Entries and Ratings)

      I'd like the option if keeping my account private, like how Twitter handles private accounts.

      649 votes
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        44 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        We’re thinking more about this now that our API is nearing.

        In the meantime, note that you can block any member from following you or posting comments on your content (look for the Flag icon on the member’s page).

      • Follow/Subscribe to a List, Actor, Director, Studio or Tag

        Besides liking a list, I think it would be nice if you can follow a list. Some lists will change or grow over time and it would be nice if people get a notification in their activity of it when they choose to follow a list.

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        • Add groups/clubs that users can join (and tag members when watching films together, etc)

          Enable users to create groups they can join, such as "Filmspotting fans," "365 Movies in 365 Days" or groups by location, etc. sort of like Facebook groups.

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            • Integrate "Now Playing Near You!" notifications into Watchlist

              I watch tons of trailers, most of them several months in advance of the films' release. I file away the ones I want to see, but it's impossible to keep up with when and where every film hits theaters (if it hits theaters at all). So I would love it if Letterboxd could notify me when the films on my Watchlist are in theaters near me.

              115 votes
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              • Internal Notification System, rather than emails

                I think some sort of internal notification system alerting you to when someone comments on or likes a review of yours would be much preferred to getting emails. This way I won't have to check my emails to review letterboxd activity.

                Also, similar to this idea, allow me to follow my favorite people - meaning anytime one of my favorites logs another movie I am notified by the above mentioned system.

                76 votes
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                  We’ve added an “Incoming” tab to the Activity stream that shows you all activity directly related to your account. We plan to add a notification status badge that ties into this.

                • Diary as a calendar

                  Allow to view the diary as a tabled calendar using the posters as film indicators

                  72 votes
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                  • Search within a member’s account or list

                    It would be extremely useful to be able to search for titles in certain lists, such as the top 250/other poll lists and 3rdrevelation's "youtube collection". Does this make sense?

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                    • Share private lists with friends

                      I would love to share lists of my own film collection, but not with the entire world. Would it be possible to share private lists with friends only?

                      65 votes
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                      • Toggle between "Grid View" and "List View" for pages other than Lists

                        I would like to be able to view the Watchlist as text as opposed to just the current movie posters.

                        While this problem could also be solved by the "Export Our Data to a Standard File Format" suggestion, I think this would nonetheless still be a nice addition to the Watchlist feature.

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                        • Show writers (and producers/cinematographers/composers) credit on film page

                          Simple enough: screenwriters should have a place on each film's main page, don't ya think?

                          33 votes
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                          • Widget to show recently diary entry on blog sidebar

                            I would like a widget I can put on my blog sidebar to show film (with poster image) I recently saw.
                            I have tried put letterboxd RSS on blog sidebar, but It only has text and on show the entry with review.
                            Thank you.

                            30 votes
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                            • Add more statistics to Year In Review page, update more than once a year

                              I am trying to make my film-watching as robust as possible. the more statistics i can see, the better. I set personal annual goals of number to watch, amount of special collections, foreign languages, etc. if I could see these on a rolling basis I'd have an idea of how far I'm leaning in any one direction (ie oh shit I've watched 70% comedies this year). Ideas include adding:

                              -breakdown of languages watched
                              -breakdown of award-winning or special collection (ie criterion) films watched
                              -infographic of nations watched (ie a map showing the globe and 4 films made in Israel, 16…

                              30 votes
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                              • iOS app: iPad optimized layouts

                                The ios app is nice and all, but I have an iPad and phone apps on iPad are just awful.

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                                • Arrange List By Your Own Rating

                                  I have private lists of the movies watched during a specific year, and would love to be able to arrange them by my own star rating. The site already allows to arrange lists by all users' average rating, but it sure would be swell to be able to arrange by my own personal ratings. Thanks.

                                  29 votes
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                                  • Embedding lists/reviews on other sites.

                                    Not exactly sure how this might work, but somehow make it possible for me to embed my lists on a blog or Facebook or some other web site (complete with images).

                                    Each title could link back to Letterboxd.com.

                                    27 votes
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                                    • Filter watchlist with multiple services at once

                                      Right now I have Amazon Prime, Hulu, and Netflix. From my settings page, I want to be able to check off which services I have access to. Then I want to be able to filter my watchlist by all available services. Additionally, it would be helpful to display on which services a film is available on an individual film's page. This would help tremendously in figuring out which films I need to buy or rent vs which ones I can access from a streaming service.

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                                        We’ll consider multiple filters at once. You can click the “More Services” link on a film’s page to open a panel that lists all the services the film is on according to GoWatchIt.com.

                                      • Allow partial spoiler warnings within a review

                                        It would be great if it was possible to only put a spoiler warning on part of a review. That way, people who haven't seen the movie can read part of the review instead of not being able to read any of it, just because there is ONE spoiler in the review.

                                        17 votes
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                                        • Tag films, directors, actors and studios in reviews/comments

                                          When I'm writing a review, I often want to reference other films the director has made or an actor has starred in. In the review dialogue there's now way to do this as far as I can tell.

                                          Is it possible to have tags like on the individual movie page that would show other films? Maybe it could be a button that opens a list of actors/directors, so as not to take up too much room.

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