1. The 2008 US box office visualised

    Posted August 29, 2008 in visualisation  |  1 Comment so far

    A nice week-by-week visualisation of the US box office takings throughout 2008. It gives you a good sense of how quickly many films drop off the radar, and also of the size of the gap between successful movies and (comparative) flops.

    http://www.xach.com/moviecharts/2008.html

    As you scroll along to the right, for example, you’ll find yourself thinking that Iron Man looks pretty impressive. Then you’ll get to The Dark Knight…