Need ability to use watchlist, rating or "follow" button to receive reminders on film releases or start of a new season of faved series.
IMDb has many ways of knowing what information is interesting or relevant to their users, however it is not being used to feed updates on film release (cinema or bluray) or the start of a new season for series that have been rated by the user.
As an assiduous viewer of many series, I constantly have to visit the page of my favourite series to check when the new season will start or a film in my watchlist has been released.
There should be an option in the user account to receive reminder emails 1 week / 1 day before watchlist films will be released or before a new season of a TV series that was rated 7 or above by the user starts.
There should also be the option to obtain recommended new/upcoming films and series based on previous rating.
Finally, there should be an option to obtain recommended film / series recommendations based on the series that users whose ratings correlated most with oneself have rated 8 or more (i.e. recommended by peers with similar taste).
It seems to me the rating and watchlist information is underused. Through more data mining IMDb could add a lot of value for private users.