Timezone respect... BUG

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The local screening information is a very neat and convenient service and I love it!  HOWEVER, at present it's just after 13:00 on Boxing Day and the page showing times is stuck on YESTERDAY (Xmas Day) as the default date - not particularly useful, eh?  My guess is that that part of the page ignores my location to offer the dates...  and as it's Boxing Day even in UTC, the code uses some default timezone from the USA, which is poor for the rest of the world (even in the USA not of the same timezone) and potentially would prevent display of such information for the CURRENT DAY in places in timezones "West" of whichever timezone has been used.

This bug may not be noticeable for much of the time though it would suggest there may be other code which does not honour (sic) the timezone correctly.
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Tegan Fox

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Posted 5 months ago

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Vincent Fournols

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Local screening information is provided by an external partner (I never use it so do not remember its name but it must show on the page or even in some topics here).
So it might be a glitch between it and IMDb website, or on the partner site itself.
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Hi Tegan,

Based on your message, it sounds like the Showtimes page may have defaulted to a US location (based on your internet service provider or IP address). Can you confirm the zip code/city shown when you visited the page, as well as your current zip code/city?

Can you please confirm if this occurred while you were logged out, or after you had signed in to your IMDb account?

Thanks in advance. We look forward to assisting you further.

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