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  1. Android App

    Since there is an App on Itunes, I think it would be a great idea to make one for Android. Not everyone has an Iphone, I simply prefer Androids. I love the interface which you displayed on the preview on the website, I hope this goes through soon!

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      60 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        24 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Comment Section Control

        I think letterboxd users should be able to control on who comments on their reviews. There's a lot of bitter angry people who get mad when they read something they don't like and I, and many others, don't like being attacked. So maybe a control on who comments on your reviews? Like, a toggle option 'only people you follow can comment on your reviews'? I'm not sure if that would be difficult to do or not. Or the ability to delete others comments from our reviews. I don't like having to constantly report a comment I don't like waiting for…

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          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          We have considered a few options in consultation with members, and our solution to preventing members posting comments (and removing all comments from a member) is to Block the member on their profile page.

          Blocking was recently upgraded so if you block a member, their comments are removed from all of your content, for you and anyone who visits it.

          We’re happy with the 15-minute edit window on comments, and in extreme cases you can use the report function to have your own comments removed beyond this window.

        • Allow list owners to sort to a list prior to saving

          I have a list of over 400 films that I'd like to keep sorted. Dragging and dropping is not a feasible method for a list of this size. I'd like to be able to sort the list by name, either manually (e.g. by clicking a 'sort now' button), or automatically (select a default sort order for when the list is displayed).

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          • Add filmstruck to the service filter list

            Filmstruck is now available on GoWatchIt.com, so you could add it to the services filter list.

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            • Sort films by Letterboxd Rating

              I would really love this! Also, would it be possible to make an advanced sorting options tab/advanced view tab? With, for example, only view films in list X?

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                2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                We’re in the process of making where we show the various sorting options more consistent. You can already sort in a number of screens by avg rating.

                (And you can sort a list using this rating too, so not sure what you’re asking for here!)

              • Filter Films by Country of Origin

                I just spent almost 3 hours filling out my watched list for 2017 alone and the thing that made it so daunting was the fact that I had to wade through a ton of films not from my country of origin. I'd like to filter out all countries except those I choose. So if I wanted to only see films from the United States and France, then I want to see only those instead of having to view from every country. That is the one feature that isn't on this site that will keep me from returning. I need to…

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                • Watchlist: allow sorting/ranking/categorizing

                  In the 'films' section of your profile you can order your films by popularity, could it be possible to integrate this function into the 'watchlist'. Tis could be handy for days you have no inspiration on what to watch.?

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                  • Easy way to fix posters

                    So many movies have low quality posters, there needs to be an easier way for users to suggest a better poster. I also believe that the original art should be used and not some horrible photoshopped version which I see all the time. Editing out text from a poster messes up the design and makes most of them look awful because they are designed to have that text on there. I also think it is a bit of an insult to some of the amazing poster designers, especially when people mess up with iconic and classic posters by famous designers.…

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                      4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Letterboxd favours original poster releases over DVD covers and artwork from subsequent releases (in most cases). We also favour versions of original posters with credits reduced or removed — such credits do not fare well at the small sizes we display posters at, and we feel in most cases the simpler visual presentation works better.

                      Unfortunately, due to the subjective nature of voting for posters, there isn’t an easy way to enable this to everyone’s satisfaction. But we’re happy for you to report the odd film using the flag icon in order to let us know if a superior poster exists on TMDb, notwithstanding the above caveats.

                    • Give the option to invite several friends at once via email

                      It would be faster and easier to invite friends if we can send an invite to several emails at once (as opposed to sending an invite to each individual email, one at a time).

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                      • strengthen it´s social approach

                        Letterboxd is addictive as crack!. But you dont have clear notifications of a friend´s new reviews or updates.

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                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          WeÆll be adding FB and Twitter sharing once the site is public. The best way to get notifications about new reviews is to follow other users and then check your Activity page regularly — it works just like Twitter or Tumblr.

                        • Statistics

                          Letterboxd is really about the pleasure to have a collection for me.
                          So instead of just having a "passive" watched list, the website should be able to give something in return, to make the most of that exhaustively created listing.
                          I'm thinking of creating a "statistics" tabs under your profile, with plenty of details, for which I can provide some ideas below:

                          -number of films (done)
                          -most watched genre
                          -most watched director
                          -most watched actor
                          -average year
                          -most watched year (release)
                          -average rating
                          -combined runtime
                          -average runtime
                          -bar/graph with genres
                          -bar/graph with dates
                          -bar/graph with runtimes
                          -bar/graph with languages/countries

                          I…

                          21 votes
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                          • Widget

                            please can we have a widget ! so we can put on our blogs, that would be AWESOME!!!!!!

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                              • Add a table view for the film list, with sortable/filterable columns

                                This would allow us to search, filter, and otherwise analyze our data easily. We may also wish to create graphs and lists with this info; while it would be nice if Letterboxd also did that, it would be easier and more flexible if we could get at the raw data. See Goodreads for a decent example of rich tables of user data.

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                                  10 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  We’ve completed the first stage of this, by changing the default diary view to a sortable table view. We’d love follow-up feedback on how useful this is, and if/how you’d like to see this view used elsewhere in the site.

                                • Tag Sorting/Filtering

                                  It would be nice if I could go to Tags, select a tag, and sort the resulting list of films based on the dates I logged them in my diary. Since the tags are on the log entries and not on the films themselves, it seems like this should be something that is allowed.

                                  Another idea would be to allow more robust filtering on the diary (and on other lists), maybe filter by tags you've created?

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                                  • Sync with IMDB - Both ways.

                                    It would be great if it would be possible to sync my Letterboxd Watchlist with IMDB, so I don't have to do the same work on IMDB, I have done on Letterboxed already. It would be much easier to export my List from Letterboxd, an import it on IMDB.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      We have an Export of your watchlist in Settings. If IMDb supports importing it, this should work. Full sync isn’t possible without a free, open API which they don’t have (and neither do we, yet).

                                    • Cover Photo

                                      Wouldn't it be great if our profiles could have cover photos?

                                      This would not be unlike Facebook, Twitter, or even the film pages themselves; every user would now just have the ability to post their own (hopefully film related) images for their covers. Heck, even if it's not film related, perhaps it would allow for some further insight into the mind of each user, and would provide an overall more enjoyable experience as clicking through reviews, likes, etc.

                                      Just a thought!

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                                        4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Cover photos are available for Patron members of the site. They are taken from the backdrop of the first of your four favorites (if available). Let us know if you’re a Patron and your favorite film is missing an image.

                                      • 6 votes
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                                        • Auto-post new content to FB & Twitter

                                          I would love to notify either my FB or my Twitter whenever I add a film to my watched list.

                                          34 votes
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                                            5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            FB auto-posting is supported natively (see Settings → Connections).

                                            Until we support Twitter natively, you can auto-post from your profile RSS feed by using IFTTT.com (search IFTTT.com’s site for Letterboxd → Twitter recipes).

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