The New York Times' got a hold of NetFlix rental habits in major cities in America, and it's pretty fascinating. Miami is included, and the maps gives you a chance to see what your neighbors are renting. More interesting, perhaps, are the patterns that emerge.
People who love seeing Tyler Perry in a dress, stockings and granny wig apparently have little interest in watching the story of a gay rights icon. Virtually un-rented in the rest of the county, two Tyler Perry films --The Family that Prays
andMadea Goes to Jail
-- perform strongly in heavily African-American zip codes in the middle of Miami-Dade. Meanwhile, just about no one there wants to seeMilk
, despite the fact it's one of the top-rented films in areas closer to the shore.
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