I.M.D.B.'s innovative app allows you to watch movies on your iPhone.

I.M.D.B. on the I.P.H.O.N.E.

When I heard that the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) finally had its own iPhone app, I must admit, I was pretty unenthusiastic. There are already a ton of apps that searched the database, some of which I like quite a bit. But after trying out the official IMDB app, I’m hooked.

Sure, it performs the basic “search” functionality you’d expect. But it also offers local movie times, box office results, TV schedules, and other useful data, all in a VERY clean and well organized interface. Not only has this app replaced my other IMDB serach apps, but it may also bump Movies and Fandango off my iPhone’s home screen.

If you’re not famiar with IMDB, here’s a few links to get you started.

The works of Chuck Norris

The career of Pia Zadora

The portfolio of Steven Seagal

You’re welcome.

‎IMDb: Movies & TV Shows
‎IMDb: Movies & TV Shows
Developer: IMDb
Price: Free

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O.P.N. for APRIL 11th, 2019

Welcome to another edition of Other People’s News. Here are a few of the more interesting info-nuggets I’ve recently spotted around the web-o-sphere:

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Apple Highlights Filmmaking Apps

The iOS App Store’s “Today Tab” just got a lot more interesting! Apple has highlighted a small collection of high-quality apps for


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3 Responses

  1. I can’t believe you worked Pia Zadora into an article. I’ve been trying to do that for years!

    Love the site. Keep up the great work!

  2. LOL… I JUST found out about this today and nearly wet myself. It’s about time! Then I clicked over here to tell you about it and – whoop! You beat me to the punch. :)

    Excellent work.

    All the best,

    Jay Holben
    Technical Editor
    DV Magazine

  3. Thanks, Jay!

    If you come across any more good stuff, please let me know. Like you, I’m always on the hunt! Great work with your DV articles, by the way!