Indy Film Fest

4Jan/112

Another Social Network?

icheckmovies
Just when I thought I couldn't join another social network, along comes iCheckMovies. Readers have Goodreads, knitters have Ravelry, so why not a niche site for movie lovers?

This all started because Lisa, our fearless director, said she attempts to log all of the movies she watches each year, but loses track sometime mid-February. One of our volunteers suggested she try iCheckMovies, and I couldn't resist.

iCheckMovies lets you (no surprise here) place a check mark by movies you've seen, browse award winners and top movie lists and syncs with IMDB. You can also create your own watchlist of films you'd like to see. I am hoping this function will save me from those "Now, what was that movie I wanted to see again?" moments.

We'll see how long I can keep up tracking my 2011 flicks. So far, I've watched three - Sherlock Holmes, Blade Runner and Shutter Island. Now, if only iCheckMovies would sync with Netflix, keeping track would be quite a bit easier.

What other movie sites do you love? Please do tell.

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  1. I keep track of it all via NetFlix. I rate all the movies I’ve seen and my queue acts like the list of movies I need to see.

  2. I always feel like I don’t use Netflix as well as I could. Maybe I should investigate further. Ideally I would want a site to see what my friends who don’t have Netflix are viewing too – though that number seems to be getting smaller and smaller.


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