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  1. Filter diary page by watches/rewatches

    I don't know if it's just me, but I wish I could just filter any diary page to show only first time watches, or only rewatches, the same way we do with ratings.

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      3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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?

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      • Perform bulk actions (like mark watched or add to list) for all films in a page/list/collection/etc

        For example currently trying to make a "Movies I saw in 2012" list and have to add each film seperately. Would like to be able to go into my movies and select multiple items at a time.

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          10 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Adding all visible films on a page to a list is now available as a Pro feature on our website. The option shows in the sidebar or (on pages without a sidebar) it can be found in the disclosure arrow menu on the “+ Log” button.

        • Movie Posters

          Hi, I know this has been mentioned before but I'd really like to make a point about the movie posters.

          I read about the website's preference for simplified, cleaner versions, keeping only the name of the film and dropping all the remaining information that composes a movie poster. I was wondering why people keep uploading such versions at TMDB and, searching through this board, I found out that the reason is that these versions work better at smaller sizes.

          It may be a good point but it still bothers me so much because those simplified versions feel like a scar…

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            2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            We generally prefer original, theatrical posters (or simplifications thereof) over DVD covers, but we are a small team and we don’t review every film entry regularly to check this is the case—sometimes such a file isn’t available. (If it is, we may have chosen a Criterion cover because it was more immediately recognizable for the film.)

            We feel that cleaner versions of posters work better at the small sizes we often exhibit them at. We respect your right to disagree, but we don’t plan to change this approach.

            It’s possible we’ll one day allow Pro members to choose their preferred poster, but that’s not high on our priority list at present.

          • 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.

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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).

            • Friends' average rating

              In addition to the Letterboxd's user average, have an average score of only your friends rating.

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              • Option to change colors of the site

                Love the site, but not a big fan of the white text on black background. Getting crazy eyes after reading for some minutes.
                Would love an option to change the colors of the site to for example black text on white background.
                Cheers!

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                  • Homepage would tell you watched exactly a year ago.

                    I think it would be really interesting if on the homepage somewhere, the site would tell you (if you use the diary function) exactly what movies you watched a year ago.

                    I always find it so crazy when I look back a whole year ago and see what I watched on that day, and I typically think "oh my god, I watched THAT a year ago?" I don't know how many others would find that interesting, but I know I would.

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                    • Implement the ability to sort a user's films by "most rewatched".

                      The ability to sort a user's films by "most rewatched" would permit people to learn more about their friends's movie watching habits as well as their own.

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                      • Add a distinction between feature films, tv shows and maybe others types of media (short films, mini tv series, etc.).

                        It doesn't need to be something big like having a different page layout for movies and series. It's just that if I enter a page of a tv series that I don't know, I confuse it for a movie. A simple one or two words description like "feature film"/"tv series" next to the title or somewhere on the page would be enough.

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                        • tag multiple movies at once

                          if I come up with a tag that I haven't used yet, I want to be able to add the tag, then select all the movies I want to tag with that. Currently I have to go into each movie individually to add a tag. :(

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                          • Internationalise movie titles (in other languages)

                            While it is already commendable that a search for the original movie title will show the correct movie, this can be expanded upon: Integrate all the various titles of movies in the different languages or countries.
                            I personally have no problem using this english website, but for many movies, regardless of if I watched them on TV or in cinemas, I only know the title in my natural tongue. And often enough this translated title is not directly connected or even translated from the original title. I surmise this to be the case in other languages, too.
                            To prevent the…

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                            • Savable Review Drafts

                              I think it be great if you guys made it possible to save drafts of reviews. I find myself starting a review but not having time to finish it or wanting more time with it and then saving it to my computer else where. It be a lot easier if you could just save a draft on letterboxd and then come back later and finish the review.

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                              • 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…

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                                  • Find an alternative to TMDb

                                    TMDb regularly gets in the way of my enjoyment of Letterboxd. My Watchlist is mostly made up of new releases. They’re added to my list when I see the trailer, which is usually in advance of their release. Nine times out of ten, TMDb doesn’t yet have the movie listed, which means I have to go through the somewhat laborious process of adding it myself, and then wait several hours for Letterboxd to be able to see it. (The same thing usually happens when I want to add a festival screening to my Film Diary.) Meanwhile, every piece of information…

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                                      14 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      Thanks Rob, really value this feedback. The key reason for choosing TMDb over IMDb was cost. The former is free, the latter charges a five-figure sum annually for use of its data by other apps. We haven’t ruled out switching, but as a bootstrapped project it wasn’t something we could take on from the outset.

                                      As an aside, in the short term we plan to add a mechanism to allow instant import from TMDb by entering the ID of a new film. Until that happens feel free to drop a line to hello@letterboxd.com with any TMDb IDs you’d like imported and we’ll do them straight away. Not a perfect solution but hopefully might remove a little of the pain for you.

                                    • Filter by multiple genres

                                      When filtering by genres, allow the user to choose multiple genres. Allow the user to also choose whether to search for films that are, for example, Comedy AND Action, as well as Comedy OR Action, or even (Comedy AND Action) OR (Drama AND FilmNoir)

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                                      • Hide rewatched films in diary view

                                        When I'm on my diary, and I look through all the films I've watched this year, I wish that there was a way of hiding all films that I've rewatched this year. This would allow me to view all the films that I've watched for the first time this year. Shouldn't be too hard to implement, and would make all the difference. That way, people wouldn't have to make lists like this:
                                        http://letterboxd.com/ptabro/list/dear-diary-jun-2013/

                                        Hope to see this feature soon.

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                                          2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          This isn’t a high priority feature for us to add. But, if it’s important, you can use tags to achieve it. If you add a “first watch” tag to every applicable diary entry, you can then view your “first watch” tag in diary mode to see only these films.

                                        • Allow sorting of filtered search results

                                          For example, if I perform a search for "underrated", then filter by Lists, I would like to be able to order the results to have (say) the most popular results come at the top. This would be a very useful function.

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