How to Use Data Science to Find the Best Seat in the Cinema (Part I)by@noel-mathew-isaac
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How to Use Data Science to Find the Best Seat in the Cinema (Part I)

by Noel Mathew Isaac6mAugust 5th, 2020
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We created PopcornData — a website to get a glimpse of Singapore’s Movie trends — by scraping data. The data was collected from Shaw Theatres, one of the biggest cinema chains in Singapore. We used Selenium — a web browser automation tool that can first render the website with the. dynamic content before getting the. HTML. We then collected the data for all the available movie sessions for a particular movie session for a single day. The movie session data was combined with the seat data and stored on a MongoDB database.

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