All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘IMDB’

‘Breaking Bad’ Is The Best Show On Netflix (IMDB Confirms What We Already Knew)

As previously reported, Breaking Bad has been confirmed as the best show on TV by Guinness. According to IMDb, it also happens to be the best show on Netflix (which reminds us today that it is “TV too“). Let’s be honest, anyone who has watched the show doesn’t need anybody to tell them how good it is, and it’s obviously …

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IMDb Upgrades App, Now Allows Movie Ticket Purchases

For those who you are tired of apps like Fandango and Flixster and are looking another mobile application that allows you to buy tickets, IMDb has something you’ll be interested in. No longer is the IMDb mobile app only useful for solving Trivial Pursuit questions, thanks to an update that introduces a movie ticket-buying feature, one that is surprising in …

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Actress Who Lied About Her Age on IMDb Loses Lawsuit

If you’re an actor/actress hoping to perpetuate age misinformation, IMDb is not your friend. A 41-year-old actress has lost her bid to sue the Internet Movie Database for publishing her true age on the popular site. Junie Hoang, an actress with 99 IMDb credits to her name (mostly B-movies and TV shows), claimed that the Amazon-owned IMDb breached subscriber privacy …

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Amazon Instant Video Brings X-Ray To TV Shows On Kindle Fire Devices, Wii U

When the Kindle Fire HD was announced last year, Amazon introduced X-Ray for movies along with it. The software, powered by IMDb, brought up the names of all the actors currently onscreen along with each actor’s filmography. Now that same software is making its way over to the world of television. Amazon announced today that X-Ray for TV is now …

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House of Cards Is the Most Popular TV Show in the World Right Now (According to IMDb)

According to the IMDb MOVIEmeter, the Netflix original series House of Cards is currently the most popular TV show in the world right now. IMDb’s MOVIEmeter is based on algorithms that determine levels of public awareness and interest. It takes into account IMDb pageviews and well as star ratings. “IMDb Pro uses proprietary algorithms that take into account several measures …

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Relive the Best Movies of All Time (According to IMDb) in 150 Seconds with This Supercut

Though it oftentimes leans toward the popular and recent, the IMDb’s Top 250 would be a pretty solid springboard for anyone wanting to get into film, or anyone trying to round out their film knowledge. Now, you can see all 250 films (plus 53 more) in the incredible 2 and 1/2-minute long supercut. “This list does change infrequently, and I …

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Have You Seen IMDb’s 404 Error Pages?

Blast! You’ve requested a URL that doesn’t exist! On many sites, the only thing you’re likely to get from that is a giant 404 message and a frustration headache. But you’ve gotta love it when a website takes the time to makes their 404 error page enjoyable. Everything about the IMDb is wonderful. The features, the trivia, the ability to …

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Changes to the IMDb Top 250: Goodbye to Some Favorites, Hello to Some Puzzlers

The Internet Movie Database, a site that has settled more arguments than coins, is well known for its “Top 250.” That “best of” list is pulled from user votes across the site, and although far from perfect, it’s a pretty decent snapshot of at least the most popular films in modern culture. Let’s just say that if you started at …

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After 40 Million Downloads, IMDb’s Apps Get a Major Overhaul

IMDb, most people’s go-to place to resolve any movie or TV-related trivia beefs, today announced that their iOS and Android apps have been downloaded a whopping 40 million times. With the announcement of that milestone, IMDb has also updated their iOS and Android apps to include a slew of new features, including a major push toward social interaction. Today, IMDb …

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The Growth of the Film Industry: IMDB in Statistics

Here is an interesting infographic from the droids you’re looking for that provides statistics on film history. Since just about every notable film since the turn of the century (that’s last century) is listed on here, it gives us some vital information on where the film industry as a whole has been and where it is going. Since the beginning …

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Tablets Are Changing How We Watch TV

The advent of the tablet has changed the way we do many things. Tablets allow us to surf the web, play games, check email, and consume media in ways – and places – that were once much more complicated. One of the more recent and unexpected use of tablets, though, has been as a second screen when we’re watching our …

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