Butaca is an application providing movie information
Butaca is an application which allows the user to access movie information -such as title, cast, trailers, overview...-, check movie showtimes and check whether a movie has extras after and during the credits.
In order to achieve that, it queries the movie information from The Movie Database, the movie showtimes from Google Movies and the extras information from What's After the Credits
Butaca was born with the following goals:
Project Butaca originated in Fremantle, being available in extras-devel. While some of the previous goals are completed (it's possible to retrieve information, check the extras and movie showtimes, as well as using a list of favorite movies), others arent: it's not possible to watch trailers or share with others.
The version available in Fremantle was built on top of two components:
The D-Bus service is already ported to Harmattan available at Gitorius. However, after starting to use QML's XML List models, it's still unclear if the D-Bus service will be needed. It seems that everything can be done on the client side.
To benefit from the integrated bugtracker and wiki, project Butaca has been created at the Nokia Developer Projects website. You can check the current status there, as well as nice screenshots. You can also follow the development on