New York Times Makes Box Office Analysis Seem Cool, Vaguely EroticS

The New York Times recently put together a really interesting graph showing the "Ebb and Flow of Movies". It charts box office receipts from 1986 through 2007, and does it in a sexy, undulating, almost topographical way. And look at last summer! Width is longevity, color denotes how many bajillion bones each movie made. [NYT via Kottke] Click for larger.