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Big Trouble in Little Graphs

Admit it, you missed the graphs!
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Graphs: One Hand is Always Fighting the Other Hand

“And the left hand is kicking much ass. I mean, it looks like the right hand, Love, is finished. But hold on, stop the presses, the right hand is coming back. Yeah, he got the left hand on the ropes, now, that’s right. Ooh, it’s a devastating right and Hate is hurt, he’s down. Left-Hand Hate KOed by Love.” -Radio Raheem: Do the Right Thing

Naming the movie in which the ‘Love-Hate’ hands was originally from will get you 3 movie movie points points. NO GOOGLING!

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Graphs: Beating A Dead Horse

I really enjoy making these graphs for the site. Thought it might be interesting to take a look at the history of film titles and find some patterns. First up ‘Variations of Death’

The first films to use any of these were in the 50s
‘Death of a Salesman’ 1951
‘I Died a Thousand Times’ 1955
‘Back From the Dead’ 1957
‘The Deadly Mantis’ 1957

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Graphs: The Untold Story

What I really like about this graph is how it looks like the Books graph flipped. You can really tell in ’01 the shift from horror movie remakes to young adult book series. It was really sad making this and seeing the dates between original and remake get closer and closer together.

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Graphs: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire

Let’s take a look at the number of films based on books.

It’s actually a lot less the past 3 years than I would have expected. The reason for this is mostly if you make a movie based on a book since ‘Potter’, it better be more than one.The spikes around the early 2000s are when company’s were looking for their ‘Potter.’Not many one off (non-Sparks) novels are turned into films anymore.

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Well We Were Wrong

So we have always complained about how everything is a sequel. But is this trend really that new?


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