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>sitting in class
>minding my own business, doing work and shit
>jock next to me brings up film
>this should be good
>conversation pretty plebian, i.e. "Django was such a great film.", "Tarantino is such a great director.", etc.
>escalates to greatest film ever
>"hipster" girl next to him says "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"
>other guy says "Goodfellas"
>jock says "Shawshank Redemption"
>once he says this everyone rejects their own choice and praise his patrician pick
>kid gleefully goes on about how he should be a film critic and how he's such an expert of the art of film
>having a hard time holding back laughs at this point
>asks me what film I think is the greatest
>since he's such an expert go with Sight and Sound's choice
>when I say "Vertigo" they all just look at each other dumbfoundedly for a few seconds
>"What's that anon?"
>give them a brief overview of it and how great of a film it actually is, plus based Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak
>"Oh, that's cool."
>overhear them ridiculing my pick later on
I understand that everyone has different tastes, but to completely reject something just because you've never heard of it before or because it's "old" is just fucking retarded.
>and mfw someone actually said "Django Unchained"