MovieNight - Find a Movie to Watch

@j_vanrav|Sat May 18 2024

Have you ever wondered how many movies you and your friends all want to watch, but don't know it? Have you ever wondered why Letterboxd doesn't have this feature?

So have I. Find the overlap with your friends' watchlists:

Walled garden

Letterboxd's api is private. See the quote on their beta api page:

It's not about who's got the most bullets. It's about who controls the information.

- Sneakers (1992)

Browser-based scrapers like Selenium don't work in serverless functions, but fetch and cheerio suffice. To keep this scalable, there's a rotating proxy to circumvent request denials.

last edited Sat May 18 2024