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Sat, Oct 6, 2018 1:17 AM


Quality of reviews has severely dropped.

It used to be that people provided fairly intelligent film reviews on IMDB. But recently I am seeing two-sentence reviews or even less. They are riddled with spelling/grammar errors. They contain no concrete information about the film in question. Most of them say exactly the same thing: "It was boring. I wasted 90 minutes of my life. I fell asleep. I walked out." All of those sentiments may be true, but they do not comprise a review and why IMDB allows them to clutter up space and detract from the few really witty, well written reviews, I do not understand. So, since IMDB clearly states: "We are happy to answer your questions, reply to your problems and listen to your ideas." -- I'd like to know what's going on. Honestly, just look at some recent reviews. They are horrific. There should be some standards. I thought a minimum of ten sentences was required? But then people would do stupid things like copy the same sentence 10 times. 

If IMDB is supposed to be the main site where people come to learn about whether films have value for them or not, at present, "user reviews" is a giant fail. 

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