An app to browse the week’ trending movies and TV shows

Android Project 4 – Flixster++

Submitted by: Ian Kamweru

Flixster++ is a movie browsing app that allows users to browse the week’s trending movies and TV shows

Time spent: 8 hours spent in total

Required Features

The following required functionality is completed:

  • Choose any endpoint on The MovieDB API except now_playing
    • Endpoint: popular to get a list of the week’s most popular movies
    • Endpoint: popular to get a list of the week’s most popular TV shows
  • Make a request to your chosen endpoint and implement a RecyclerView to display all entries
  • Use Glide to load and display at least one image per entry
  • Click on an entry to view specific details about that entry using Intents

The following optional features are implemented:

  • Add another API call and RecyclerView that lets the user interact with different data.
  • Add rounded corners to the images using the Glide transformations
  • Implement a shared element transition when user clicks into the details of a movie

The following additional features are implemented:

  • List anything else that you can get done to improve the app functionality!

Video Walkthrough

Here’s a walkthrough of implemented user stories:

Video Walkthrough

GIF created with LiceCap.


  • Requires an API_KEY from The Movie Database API.


Copyright [2023] [Ian Kamweru]

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