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who HATES Pixar's `Inside Out` enough to organize against it?

I was tremendously moved by Pixar's Inside Out and went online to read reviews. While not taken as a pillar of the film community, I noticed on IMDB when you clicked on user reviews, you were greeted by a full page of 1-star reviews. This seemed... suspicious. Are there any groups that would perhaps see the film Inside Out as worthy of a targeted campaign to deter people via imdb? [more inside]
posted by Theta States on Feb 22, 2016 - 34 answers

Is there some kind of open-source IMDB style software?

I'm looking for software that will allow you to create a website where you can search something by author and work title. A wiki seems a little ungainly. I'd like to find something a little more streamlined. IMDB is a good model. Can anyone help me with this?
posted by Alex Goldman on Jun 7, 2015 - 4 answers

What is my Bacon number?? (very obscure "actor")

OMG I have a Bacon number! I think. What is it - how do I find it? Difficulty: I am very obscure and not actually in the movie industry. [more inside]
posted by Joey Buttafoucault on Jan 16, 2014 - 11 answers

Help me start a Roger Corman-focused wiki

How can I dump data from Wikipedia and IMDb to make a new movie-related wiki, specifically for Roger Corman movies? [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 20, 2013 - 3 answers

imdb.com's ambiguous ads

Every time I go to imdb.com, the homepage is sandwiched between this ambiguous advertisement for some random movie or television show. I sometimes wonder what the advertisement is for, but there is nothing to help me out. Absolutely nothing. Nothing to click on. No titles, no names of actors or characters. What is the deal? [more inside]
posted by jkafka on Dec 11, 2011 - 7 answers

Help me better use HBO/Showtime

I'm looking for a website that pulls the list of currently running movies on premium channels (HBO/Showtime) and combines it with ratings data pulled from imdb or rotten tomatoes or something similar. [more inside]
posted by Lame_username on Dec 4, 2011 - 1 answer

Help getting rottentomatoes scores on IMDB

Can anyone tell me why the Google Chrome extension for adding rottentomatoes.com scores to IMDB pages isn't working for me? Is there an alternative that I can use? [more inside]
posted by Spamfactor on Dec 10, 2010 - 1 answer

Please help me to not be a celebrity.

How can I go about getting myself removed from IMDB? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 13, 2010 - 16 answers

I know you're more than a generic grey silhouette

Why are there so many actors on the IMDB without headshots? [more inside]
posted by Rhomboid on Dec 30, 2009 - 7 answers

How is IMDB matching people to "distinguishing" roles?

How does IMDB decide how to distinguish one actor/director search result from another? [more inside]
posted by specialagentwebb on Oct 3, 2009 - 8 answers

How to see all top ranked movies on IMDb?

How can I see the top-ranked IMDb movies beyond the top 250? [more inside]
posted by wastelands on Dec 8, 2008 - 2 answers

I want my film listed on IMDb.

I want my film listed on IMDb. I've tried and failed. The title gets lost in a dead letter office while I'm supposed to come up with "relevant information" without being told what information that could be. [more inside]
posted by davidriley on Oct 20, 2008 - 5 answers

IMDB, except it's "I M *Another* DB"

I'm looking to create an info web site with similar features as IMDB. I'm hoping I can just adapt an existing CMS but I'm not sure where to start. I know I can go through and peruse all the biggies like Drupal, EE, etc, but I'd like to narrow my starting point, especially because of my message board requirement below. [more inside]
posted by edjusted on Sep 22, 2008 - 2 answers

Don't show me the money.

What are some of the best independent, foreign, artsy, or unique films that came out during the 90s? [more inside]
posted by Christ, what an asshole on Sep 10, 2008 - 57 answers

Who is that one guy from The Birdcage?

In this clip from The Birdcage, who is the guy (other than Nathan Lane) that Robin Williams is directing? I think it's Matthew Fox, but the Internet Movie Database disagrees. If not him, who?
posted by Green With You on Jul 6, 2008 - 5 answers

I know how to find Tony Curtis and Kirk Douglas. How do I find Wilt Chamberlain and Mick Jagger?

Is there anything like an IMDB for rock music? or for sports figures? [more inside]
posted by rileyray3000 on Jul 2, 2008 - 9 answers

can't get webpage to see its stylesheet

When I go to espn.com from work, I get a page that is completely unstyled. I can't make it refresh to see its stylesheet. I've cleared cache and flushed dns. At home, it's fine. [more inside]
posted by luser on Dec 3, 2007 - 5 answers

Where do they get all those wonderful data?

WhereTheHellDoTheyGetAllThatData Filter: When someone wants to start a site that requires huge amounts of data like IMDB or Pandora or Last.FM, where do they get the data? [more inside]
posted by jxpx777 on Dec 18, 2006 - 18 answers

Sites similar to IMDB...

Hello all, A friend of mine recently completed his feature film as well as a short film which he had premiere at a few indie theaters. He is wondering what other sites such as IMDB allow users to submit their movie information? IMDB seems to be rather tough and not so kind on small and upcoming film makers, so I guess I'm trying to help him find 'other' film/info sites with likes of IMDB. Thanks in advance!
posted by cheero on May 30, 2006 - 2 answers

How does IMDB rate their top 250 films?

This has been bugging me for a while: On IMDB, why are some highly-rated films not listed in the top 250? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by jdroth on Sep 3, 2004 - 6 answers

import DVD sources (US)

Anybody have trusted sources for import DVDs (from elsewhere to the US, specifically)? Amazon.co.uk is good for Brit stuff, but wither Europe? XploitedCinema looks like a strong possibility (The Spanish release of Chimes at Midnight! The Italian release of El Topo!), but I have no idea if they're reputable.
posted by PinkStainlessTail on May 12, 2004 - 7 answers

Dr. Zhivago and Richard Burton question

Need help with a RIDICULOUSLY TRIVIAL but frustrating OBSESSION concerning the movie Dr. Zhivago and Richard Burton, the actor. (m.i.) [more inside]
posted by marsha56 on Apr 14, 2004 - 15 answers

Who is this actor in only one scene in Mystic River?

In Mystic River, there's a character who only appears in one scene- talking to Sean Penn about how life was when his wife died while Penn opens a case of beers. The actor is older, and has always seemed to play salty sea captains or the sort. I tried searching IMDB but can't figure out his name.
posted by drezdn on Feb 4, 2004 - 5 answers

Were the WTC towers added digitally to the NYC skyline in Angles In America?

Any film geeks out there? I recently watched Angels in America on HBO and in the last hour of the film there's a shot of the NYC skyline, with the World Trade Center featured in the shot and in fact ... [more inside] [more inside]
posted by WolfDaddy on Dec 22, 2003 - 6 answers

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