Sunday, May 21, 2006

Hint: The Long Tail

"Continuing a recent pattern for Hollywood blockbusters, "Da Vinci" appears to have done better in markets outside the United States. The film earned $147 million overseas, the biggest opening weekend ever, and $77 million in the United States, where it placed 13th."
-The NY Times

Assuming this "pattern" is real and lasting (a big assumption), what is its significance?