A Little Over The Top

Andy Shapiro
Using data as a machete on your journey through the streaming jungle.
Created 15 Jun 2021
  • Festival Spotlight: Toronto
    25 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    This week I’m introducing a new format called Festival Spotlight. Here we will take a closer look at one individual film festival, and discover where we can find some of its most notable films. Check ...
  • The Rule
    18 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    As I’ve become immersed in the data analysis of films, I find that I’m intrigued more by the questions that arise as opposed to the questions that are answered. The latest deep dive is a prime example...
  • On Location: New York City
    10 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    “The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and beauty in the world.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald As we all reflect on ...
  • Persistence Of Vision - Part One
    03 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    I am preemptively designating this post “Part One” because I already know that there is far more to learn and understand about this specific area of focus. However, I’d like to present some early obse...
  • Extra Credit
    27 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
    To view this week’s interactive film menu, please be sure you are subscribed. Once you are signed up you’ll receive updates directly to your inbox every Friday! Subscribe now This week I set out to pr...
  • Beyond The Best Picture
    21 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    We have drilled into the history of the nominees and winners of the Best Picture Oscar. But the Academy, mighty as they might be, is only one point of view on what films are most deserving of a given ...
  • The Big Picture
    20 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    Welcome to another edition of A Little Over The Top where we use data to discover interesting movies to watch. To view this week’s interactive film menu, please be sure you are subscribed. Once you ar...
  • Kings Of Fresh
    13 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 0 2
    Welcome to the first week of A Little Over The Top, where we use data to help us discover great films across the vast landscape. To go along with each week’s delivery you will have access to the A Lit...
  • Getting Meta
    15 Jun 2021 • 2 min read • 0 1
    Writing the first words of my first post reminds me of a not very memorable line from a great film that for some reason has stuck with me. “Come on down to the ballpark if you’re in the area, and if y...
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