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05th May 2015

How pretentious is your favourite film? Take the test…

Pretentious, moi?

Nooruddean Choudry

Fancy yourself as a bit of film buff? A wee bit snobby about mainstream cinema?

There’s a new website that calculates just how pretentious your movie tastes are, using reviews from film critics and comparing them to those of the general public.

The Pretentious-O-Meter tells you how ‘mass-market’ or ‘pretentious’ your favourite flick is. If there’s a consensus, it tells you…well, that there’s a consensus.

We had a go in the JOE office…

Ben ‘Pretentious’ Kenyon:

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Ben ‘Mass-market’ Kiely:

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Nooruddean ‘Dull’ Choudry:

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