2015-07-19

3 movies in theaters right now are in the top 6 highest-grossing films ever.

3 movies in theaters right now are in the top 6 highest-grossing films ever.

Jurassic world at #4 ($1,513,474,000)

Furious 7 at #5 ($1,511,726,205)

Avengers: Age of Ultron at #6 ($1,393,509,000)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_highest-grossing_films#Highest-grossing_films

Is this a coincidence, or is there some underlying reason why this year in particular has been insanely profitable for movie makers?

[WP] You are the sacrificial virgin, tied to a stake to slake the bloodthirst of the the dragon that recently arrived in your area. When the dragon finally comes home he looks like everything you feared, but behaves like nothing you ever expected.

[WP] You are the sacrificial virgin, tied to a stake to slake the bloodthirst of the the dragon that recently arrived in your area. When the dragon finally comes home he looks like everything you feared, but behaves like nothing you ever expected.

I am trying to play up the old trope of the virgin sacrifice that's been chosen by the community and tied to a stake just outside the dragon's lair. So the dragon comes back home, and looks exactly like you feared -- like a bloodthirsty, mindless brute of an animal. But then the totally unexpected happens...

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