Cinemetrics

If you’re a film student, critic, or just someone who loves watching movies, you can’t help but make comparisons of shows you’ve recently seen with other films you’ve seen before – especially if they are remakes or sequels. What about if you’re looking for a movie to watch and want a general idea of what it’s about without having to read through any synopses so you don’t spoil the story? Well, a graphic designer and creative coder named Frederic Brodbeck has come up with the perfect tool to make these comparisons much easier to do.

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Called Cinemetrics, this program will allow users to find out what a movie is about just by looking at a visual representation of it. Each movie will have pie chart that’s divided into sections to show users what each part of the movie is like. Just by having a quick glance at the graphic, users will know if they’re in for a thrilling action movie, or a dark, somber, serious story. They can even tell how long or short a movie is, just by looking at the size of the pie chart.

By making movies so easy to analyze at a glance, Cinemetrics will make movie comparisons extremely easy to perform, which in turn will lead to people having an easier time looking for movies of a similar style/genre just by comparing the charts. Definitely a great idea, especially for movie buffs. Watch the video demonstration on how Cinemetrics works:

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