Archive for tag: movies

Hollywood + data II: the sequel

28 January, 2012 (17:31) | data visualization | By: jerome

a couple of days ago I posted the contribution of relative keywords to the earnings of a given movie. Well, it occurs that the cast of a movie is much easier to obtain than keywords and much less messy. So, I also had scraped the 4 lead actors for each movie of the Beautiful Information […]

Hollywood + data

23 January, 2012 (22:53) | data visualization | By: jerome

Ever heard of the Information is Beautiful awards? It’s visualization competitions a monthly visualization competition put together by David McCandless of Information is Beautiful fame. Part of it are monthly competitions that run on a curated dataset. Jen Lowe and I are making a team for the current one about the movie industry and we […]