Over at In the Pipeline, Derek Lowe makes an analogy, comparing the movie business to big pharma. The similarities, he writes, are that both incur most of their costs in R&D and marketing spending and blockbusters are hard to predict. The differences are that the barrier to entry is a lot higher for distributing new drugs and movies can make money longer than patented drugs.

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