January 10, 2010

Atwater Village Gives Thumbs Up to the Pale, Wounded Narcissism

EVER WONDER what your neighbors are renting from Netflix? Last year, residents of ZIP code 90039, including Atwater Village, requested Rachel Getting Married more than any other movie. This New York Times map shows the popularity of Rachel in a diagonal swath across LA County, from Santa Monica to Pasadena and beyond. The darker the shading, the more popular Rachel was in that ZIP Code. White people, represent. Here are 90039's top 10 Netflix movies in 2009:
  • Rachel Getting Married
  • Milk
  • The Wrestler
  • Burn After Reading
  • Twilight
  • Doubt
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • Changeling
  • Religulous
  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (ranked 10th in 90039) and Frost/Nixon (ranked 25th) map a similar pattern to Rachel. Get more analysis from the New York Times and LAist.

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