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We all love movies. Movies can be fun, but nothing spoils our mood like a bad movie. It’s so frustrating when a movie fails to live up to our expectations. You could turn to a typical movie rating application like IMDB to find out whether a movie is worth your time or not, but in my personal experience, half the time I found myself disagreeing with the rating given.

Your movie experience is subjective. What you don’t like now, you might love in the future, and vise versa. So, is it fair to quantify the movie experience? In this article, we’re going to find that out and see how fits in.


I love books. As Elizabeth Scott said, “I like that the moment you open one and sink into it you can escape from the world, into a story that’s way more interesting than yours will ever be”. Books are my best friends; they don’t lie to my face, for one thing. They keep me entertained and encouraged. Whenever I feel depressed or need a shoulder to lean on, I turn back to a book, be it Jonathan Livingston Seagull or Goblet of Fire.

But not all the books are worth your time. We often rely on critics like NYTimes, who heavily rely on sales numbers to measure a book’s quality, to find our next book. But, more often than not, we walk away disappointed. Wouldn’t it be a better idea to listen to your like-minded friends rather than a complete stranger? That’s what GoodReads is all about.