Anyone else hate how the mobile app doesnt show the writer/director on the home screen anymore?

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When you pull up a movie page on iOS, I see the cast but no writer/ director anymore unless I click 'see all cast & crew'. Anyone else hate that? Just leave it there!
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Tim McG

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Omar Roessler

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Yes I don't like it either, (only the Home screen). Considering that films that you pull up via the search bar, you can see the Director / Writer credits without going into the Cast & Crew section.

My reasoning is, I use IMDb for two reasons:

1) Reference / research
2) My CV

So any crucial info that is listed immediately without clicking further is helpful, at least to me it is, not too sure about how helpful this is to other users though.
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Col Needham, Official Rep

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Please can you give some example titles where you are experiencing this problem?  We have not removed the director / writers from the main pages on either the iOS app or the mobile site.  For example, see Wonder Woman (2017):

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Omar Roessler

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I took a closer look on my iOS mobile app. This is what happens:

On the Home screen when I click on say American Made (2017) there is no Director / Writer. When I click back to the Home screen and swipe left and click the next 6 titles, the same thing. I didn't check all the titles, as there was a pattern emerging. 

However, when I swipe right and click on the titles again, the Director / Writer credits appear.

Since you guys haven't changed the parameters, my guess is it's probably a glitch in the latest iOS IMDb mobile app update??? Which happened several days ago. Perhaps this is what's happening?
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Yes, I got the same thing. Somehow it's only on the first try.




I'm currently on version 7.11 on iPhone.
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Omar Roessler

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Yes this!

(I am on iOS 10.3.2 on my iPhone)
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Tim McG

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Yep. You have to click 'see all cast & crew'
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Col Needham, Official Rep

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Sorry about this.  It is a bug and we have opened a ticket with the appropriate team.