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Jerry Vermanen and Chris Helt examined the Academy Awards' full history. And this year's front-runner is ...
Let the Oscar party planning begin — for good or bad, the Academy Awards nominations are out. For insight to help predict which film will win the big award, Jerry Vermanen and Chris Helt at NU.nl pulled together Oscar nominee and winner data from all 84 years of the awards, broken down by release date, film length, IMDb rating, and genre.
The following chart shows nominees and winners throughout the years based on release month:
The Guardian's Datablog team digs into Bond film data to calculate the death toll.
Excluding the controversial Casino Royale movies and Never Say Never Again, the data the team gathered showed 1,299 deaths total, with Bond taking out 352 of those. In a post at The Guardian, they’ve broken out the data in deaths per film and deaths per Bond. They also constructed an interactive guide illustrating the deaths per Bond, per movie, as well as highlighting the most unusual deaths. The screenshot below shows Pierce Brosnan’s Bond stats from the interactive guide — Brosnan was far and away the deadliest Bond, with 135 kills over four films.