How pretentious is your taste in movies?
The Pretentious-O-Meter is a new website that aims to gauge how snooty your taste in film really is. Created by web developer Niall Beard, the site collects user-generated movie ratings from IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes, and compares them with critics’ scores. The greater the difference, the higher a film’s pretentiousness.
The 2004 film Sideways, for instance, is considered 100% pretentious because ratings from critics were a lot higher than those from the online public. But movies like Argo and Stand By Me come in at 0% pretentious because both critics and audiences gave them similarly positive reviews. At the other end of the spectrum are films like Machete Kills, which the site rates as 77% “mass market” because audience online reviews…
Source:: The Verge