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- New Ways to See and Share Your Reader Reviews [1/12]
- New Navigation with Dropdown Menus [10/21]
- Photo Gallery Upgrades - Larger Photos, Arrow Key Navigation [4/27]
- "Share Links" Added for Theaters to Make Facebook / Social Media Links Easier [6/9]
- The BigScreen Cinema Guide is Now Smartphone-Friendly! [4/29]
- Theaters in Movie Showtimes Now Sorted by Distance or by Theater Name [2/19]
- Theater Showtimes Now Sorted by Release Date by Default, New Date Groups Added [1/30]
- Theater Listings and Movie Showtimes Now Support Geolocation [1/30]
- Box Office Reports Added for Each Movie [1/7]
- "Now Showing" Enhanced with Sticky Options, Faster Speed [5/27]
Inspiration can come from a variety of places, and the inspiration for a recent (as in a-few-minutes-ago recent) enhancement came during a presentation during the Microsoft Office 2007 Launch Tour last week.
As the presentation started to cover some things that weren't holding my full attention, I came up with an idea to change the layout of the movie pages so that the content could be shown higher on the page, especially the showtimes.
Previously, the showtimes always appeared below the left hand sidebar, no matter how much space was being used to the right of the sidebar. With a few changes to where certain items appeared, like the poster artwork, and the selective removal of information that didn't pertain to the page that was being shown (like MPAA information on the Photo Gallery page, for instance), I was able to settle on a design that accomplished that goal.
Additionally, I think the layout of the page makes more sense now than before. Less floating content, and a little more order to things, which should make for a eye-pleasing and functional layout. For non-VIP members, there is a new ad space as well, but I'm hoping that the new layout makes it as non-intrusive as possible. Advertising in a free publication is a fact of life, but I like to make sure that it doesn't stick out like a sore thumb, too.
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