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IMDb rating jumped to 6.6


It was 6.1 24 hr ago. What happened?

The number of votes doubled after Thur opening. The percentage of 1* dropped from 30% to 20%. 10* percentage dropped less. You can see the true peak of 7/8 taking over.

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Slowly climbing, now 6.7. Over 50K votes. High ratings from under-30s and fems.

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6.8 this morning, 6.9 this evening. 77k votes.

Metacritic is useless, only 1k vote means trolls take over. RT is a bit better: 3.1/5 = 6.2/10.

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its a good movie and people are seeing it and voting

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IMDb is a worthless site and we as a collective shouldn't be giving them our traffic.

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Yeah a free to use site that can tell you of just about any film's cast, crew, box office stats, trivia, answers to frequently asked questions, goofs, soundtrack, quotes, plus user reviews so you can see what others thought is totally worthless. Think I'll keep using it just the same though.

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They got rid of the message boards. Nuff said

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If that was the only thing you used that site for than I guess you would have no further need to go there but it's still far from worthless. I like a lot of the other stuff I can find out about certain movies there. I liked the message boards there and was sad they closed but they're the ones paying the bandwidth to maintain the site so I have no right to complain.

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I don't actually feel the site is worthless, it has some great information. But it does still bother me about the boards closing. I do try not to go to their site, but I occasionally do, just to see cast lists.

But they aren't running the site out of the goodness of their hearts. The bandwidth is paid by advertising dollars. Advertisements that have graced your screen and mine. I would say we have every right to complain.

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It's irrelevant that the boards closed on IMDb because the data of those boards was just switched to MC and another site. While the boards for actors/people don't seem to have been transferred to MC, the threads for the movies remained. Many of my posts from the IMDb days are here on MC.

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It's not irrelevant. Yes, many boards were copied, but that doesn't bring the active userbase over here.

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A lot of that user base was useless or worse; they're one of the reasons IMDb cut the message boards. They said the boards increasingly became a negative experience. Of course there were other reasons that you're probably aware of. Thankfully, MC and another site preserved the contents of the IMDb boards via web scraping. There's more than enough quality people & info here to make up for the loss of the boards on IMDb.

Like you, I was sorry to see IMDb cut the boards, but MC has made up it.

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7.1 now. How high can it go? Will it hit 9 to reflect the modern masterpiece of film it really is? (/s)

Seriously though, IMDB has a long history of either allowing itself to be easily gamed, or directly manipulating votes to favour certain shows that always have a lot of corporate backing and money behind them. I honestly think a bit of both is going on.

I always just read the reviews, always sorted by new (I'm afraid they will take away that feature any day). One can easily tell by doing that for Captain Marvel that the negative reviews tend to be intelligent and reasoned, while the positive reviews are empty and vacuous.

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You can buy 1,000 imdb reviews for $187. I have no doubt that studios do this regularly.

https://www.filmmakerseo.com/imdb/imdbratings.html

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That's ratings, not reviews. It's a scam too. Sure some monkey can create an account and rate a movie, but imdb ignores them. You can see the difference between actual and adjusted means.

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7.1 is pretty good considering where it once was. If it can reach 8.0 that’s about right.

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My review on IMDB still hasn't shown up from 2 days ago. When you can just suppress negative reviews and tilt the entire score in the direction you want, what's the fucking point?

The shills and these corporate-controlled websites are doing more manipulation than people who dislike Brie Larson and the movie ever ever could. IMDB and RT have no credibility anymore.

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If you check the rating chart every day, you can see that real votes overtake fake votes by Monday.

It started with fake 1* & 10* being 2/3 of votes (Wed), then equal (20%) for 7*, 8*, 10* with 1* less. Today 7*/8* are 21% and 10* 19%.

With time the vote distribution becomes "normal" (a curve) as the fake 1*/10* diminish.

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have sex

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If that was available right now, I wouldn't be here.

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People who actually saw the movie are now coming in to vote, not just the haters who are annoyed by something Brie Larson said.

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Nonsense. You didn't even look at imdb ratings.

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It hit 7.1 about two weeks ago, and is now 7.2.
Now has 190k votes, but 15k 1* votes drag it down.

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