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Infographic: The 12 Movies with the Dirtiest Mouths by Barbecue Bros
August 17, 2010, 2:21 pm
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Flavorwire takes the top 12 from this list and turned it into an excellent infographic. Some surprising movies that didn’t make the cut: Reservoir Dogs (269), Pulp Fiction (265), The Big Lebowski (260), Scarface (207), South Park: Bigger, Longer, Uncut (139).

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Charts and Graphs: Inception Timeline by Barbecue Bros
July 28, 2010, 9:43 am
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More great stuff keeps coming out about the film. As I type this, I am listening to an in-depth AV talk podcast discussing the movie. Last night, I posted the musical cue explanation that came out yesterday. And now, this: a great graphic visually detailing the timeline of the movie. Click image for a larger version.

More of the creator’s work can be found here, including a Pulp Fiction timeline.

(via Slashfilm)



The Periodic Table of “Mad Men” by Barbecue Bros
July 23, 2010, 1:31 pm
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I won’t bother you with another “Mad Men”-centric linkdown, so here’s one last thing before Sunday’s premiere. Click on image for full size.

(via Flavorwire)



Charts and Graphs: Simpsons voice characters by Barbecue Bros
July 13, 2010, 1:26 pm
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(via Slashfilm)



A geographically accurate “Lost” map by Barbecue Bros
June 16, 2010, 12:30 pm
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Oh hey, remember “Lost?” Here’s an interesting map of the island created by a real life cartographer.

(via io9 via Vulture)



Movies: The Trilogy Meter by Barbecue Bros
April 29, 2010, 10:59 am
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High Def Digest‘s new blog The Bonus View had a good post today on 10 Awesome Movie Infographics. Here’s one of them from illustrator Dan Meth (lots of good stuff on his site, btw) that I found to be pretty good.

I think #3 for Star Wars should be a little bit lower, all three Lord of the Rings should be higher, and Spiderman should all be lower. I tend to agree with The Matrix and The Godfather. As much of a fanboy as I am, I would probably agree with the Planet of the Apes graph, though its been a while since I’ve seen the other two (four, really).

Feel free to weigh in on what he got right or wrong.



Esquire’s Primetime TV in the Year 2010 Venndiagram by Barbecue Bros
April 22, 2010, 11:29 am
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Pretty awesome venndiagram. Though it does seem a bit random (“Meerkat Manor,” and “Wife Swap”?), it uses shows not technically in primetime (“Sandra Lee’s Money Saving Meals” and “Giada at Home”), and it references shows no longer on tv (“The Sopranos” ended in 2007). Still, can’t knock the hustle.

Click on image for full sized image.

(via Flavorwire)