In today’s world, small wins mean everything. Finding the great joys and tiny satisfactions in the simplest things—in some worlds that might be the smell of fresh cut grass, the first barbecue of the year, a perfect date, a really cute cat. But in this world, our world, it can look like some really, really satisfying green circles. Completed green circles. The circles that show your progress through a major cinephilic list on Letterboxd.
These circles make up just one of many Letterboxd statistical advantages that Pro and Patron members gain from a subscription, in order to learn more about their viewing habits. These stats help you dig deeper into what you enjoy watching and what you’ve not yet got around to. Whether that’s noticing which of our official lists you’ve almost completed, tracking how many movies you’re watching each week (whether on-average or precisely), it’s a compulsion and a pleasure, with little rhyme or reason except for the fact that it feels good. (I, for some reason, check my stats after every single watch.