Please help me find a site that lets me search for movie showtimes by geography (not just by zipcode or cityname).
I've been wandering around the internet today trying to find showtimes for a couple of movies, and it made me wonder --- why isn't there a site that lets me search for showtimes inside a specified geography, using a map?
Lots of sites --Google, Fandango, IMDB, MovieFone, movies.com-- support searches by geography, but AFAICT only by zipcode, and sometimes also city name. Google will display resuls in a map, but when I redraw the map boundaries, it doesn't redo the search inside them.
This doesn't work for me --- I want to be able to do a broad search for the whole Bay Area. I don't want to manually type in multiple zipcodes or names of towns.
I did ultimately find the information I was looking for on the movie's official sites, but that's not ideal because it means I need to find and visit a different site for each movie.
I don't understand why there isn't a site that will let me search the same way I do on Yelp -- by displaying results inside a map, and redoing its search as I move around the map. Does a service like that exist? If not, isn't that kind of strange?
(I have read this
and a bunch of other AskMes on similar topics, but none contains the information I'm looking for.)
Thanks for any help you can offer! This seems like such a self-evidently useful piece of functionality; I can only assume it exists and I am somehow missing it.