"Such a fucking rage when I heard it wasn't in. I don't get out to the video store much, and when I do, I want the damn movie to be there. I was so into seeing a good movie tonight; the shit on cable has been really pathetic recently."
"I know," you can say, reassured, reassuringly. "So... what kind of movies do you like best?"
He answers slowly, still watching you: "I prefer movies that bring me immediately into a world where everything is precise, concrete, specific. I feel a special satisfaction in knowing that things are made in that certain fashion and not otherwise, even the most commonplace things that in real life seem indifferent to me."
You decide he is somewhat of a freak. But you're still interested.