Quick Rotten
October 18, 2012 10:57 AM   Subscribe

Quick Rotten
Rotten Tomatoes scores can be very helpful when trying to figure out what movie to watch, but I find their website to be incredibly slow and frustrating to navigate. Since Rotten Tomatoes has an API, I decided to make Quick Rotten as a way to quickly look up Rotten Tomatoes scores and get a sense of what critics think of new releases. My friend John Holdun then chipped in to make it look pretty.
Role: creator
posted by kcalder (5 comments total)

This is great. A couple of suggestions:

- add a version for new DVD releases (I use RT to figure out what to download)
- make it sort by rating, by default (I want to see what's good right at the top)
posted by hamandcheese at 9:50 PM on October 18, 2012 [1 favorite]

This is awesome, thanks!
posted by SLC Mom at 7:13 AM on October 19, 2012

Nice tool. A couple of thoughts...

- Red font for good movies and green for poor ones isn't intuitive, though it makes more sense when there are actual tomatoes to look at

- It would be nice to trim the long lists by just showing the good stuff by default
posted by philipy at 5:53 PM on October 22, 2012

Great idea. I will use this site.
posted by triggerfinger at 6:08 PM on October 29, 2012

Really like the rollover quick reviews.
posted by telstar at 2:05 AM on November 27, 2012

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