CFP editorial team’s favourite films

In honour of Oscar season, this is a list of the favourite film(s) of the editorial staff at the Cayman Free Press:

Tammie Chisholm – Gone With the Wind

Jan Byrne – It’s a Wonderful Life

Carol Winker – Funny Girl

Jewel Levy – Pretty Woman

Ron Shillingford – Scarface

Michael Klein – Heat, Naked Gun, 2001: A Space Odyssey

Norma Connolly – Fight Club

Brent Fuller – Blade Runner (if he had to pick just one)

Joe Shooman – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Natasha Were – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, City of God, Life Is Beautiful, The Big Lebowski

Matthew Yates – Mortal Kombat

Stuart Wilson – The Matrix

Eugene Bonthuys – Blade Runner: The Director’s Cut

Sherry Vanwey – Grease

Brian Wright – Forrest Gump

Judy Isacoff – Lawrence of Arabia, The Killing Fields, Schindler’s List, Ghandi

Alan Markoff –

Favourite western: The Outlaw Josey Wales (over the more acclaimed Eastwood film Unforgiven)

Favourite war move: Schindler’s List (Ralph Fiennes’

performance should have won an Oscar)

Favourite outer space sci-fi movie: Aliens (I hear Inception will change my mind)

Favourite earth-based sci-fi movie: Blade Runner

Favourite comedy: Life of Brian

Favourite comedy musical: The Blues Brothers

Favourite stupid comedy: The Mask (followed closely by Caddyshack)

Favourite police/crime comedy: Beverly Hills Cop

Favourite romantic comedy: When Harry met Sally

Favourite animated comedy: Shrek (the first one)

Favourite mob move: Godfather II (yes, over Godfather)

Favourite sports movie: Bull Durham (baseball, for the love of the game)

Favourite horror movie: The Thing (no happy ending in this one)

Favourite epic: Dr. Zhivago

Favourite biopic: Amadeus

Favourite disaster movie: Titanic

Favourite courtroom drama: A Few Good Men (followed closely by True Believer)

Favourite crime drama: The Silence of the Lambs

Favourite conspiracy theory movie: JFK

Favourite documentary: Bowling for Columbine

Favourite movie not listed in one of the above categories: Pulp Fiction

Favourite dialogue in a movie: The opening sequence to Reservoir Dogs (second goes to the Dennis Hopper/Christopher Walken exchange in True Romance)

Favourite shootout: The hotel scene in True Romance (nothing like three different sides in a gun battle)

Most intense movie scene: The D-Day beach landings in Saving Private Ryan