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An Infographic Guide to This Summer’s Movies

Yesterday we broke down the summer's films into groups of three and ruthlessly F, Marry, Kill-ed them. Today we take a more scientific look at the season's movies, translating twelve of the season's most interesting films into chart, graph, and matrix form. How will Channing Tatum's Magic Mike exhibitionism be distributed in all of the various shirtless-pantsless combinations? What are the likeliest Friday Night Lights allusions to appear in Peter Berg's Battleship? And after playing a bike messenger in Premium Rush, what hipster signifiers are left unportrayed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt? All these and critical issues in Prometheus, The Amazing Spider-Man, Rock of Ages, and more are broken down into handy colorful bars and pies for your summer edification. Read on!