Google goes to the movies

News sites take note: Google has a new encroachment on the local market — type “movie:” followed by a title and/or a zip code and you get times and listings. Here’s my search for local theaters showing Aviator. Here’s what’s playing in all the theaters locally. This is scary. Scary good and scary smart. I don’t know of any regional news site that has movie listings done as well. No ads. Quick download. Links to every known review. Times, location, map. Wow. Here’s what you can expect next from Google to monetize this (I’m guessing), a Fandago-like service.

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