Like most people, I spend a lot of my time on my journey to becoming a Really Cool Person by thinking constantly about what makes a person cool. (What? You don’t do that? That doesn’t actually make a person cool? Sounds extremely false, but okay!) There’s makeup for this, of course, and clothes, and, I guess, just having a personality that other people enjoy and like being around. But here’s the thing: being cool simply because you happen to be a cool person is, in fact, cool, but you know what’s even more cool? Putting on an assortment of fronts and affectations to conform to other people’s notions of what makes someone “cool.” And the best way to do that, of course, is by carefully curating your entertainment interests so that they align with ones that have some sort of clout. Specifically, movies.
In the name of full disclosure, I should say that I have not technically “seen” any of these movies. But, from what I understand, having some sort of knowledge of them is the best way to seem cool in the eyes of those people you would like to impress, but will likely never actually be impressed with you, no matter what you do. Still, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t at least try, right? So, check out these movies you can watch (or, more likely, you can pretend to have watched) to seem cooler than you actually are: