Teachers’ Choice: movies

Ms. Bambi Thompson

Photo by Cloe Tchilikidi
Photo by Cloe Tchilikidi

What are your top five favorite movies of all time?
Bend it Like Beckham  (2002)
Stand by Me  (1986)
Monty Python’s And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

Who are your top three favorite actors?
Judi Dench
Samuel L. Jackson
Amy Poehler

What is your favorite genre of movie?
Comedy

Which decade do you think was the best when it comes to movies?
I’m hoping this decade in terms of diversity and thematic variety

What movies are you currently watching?
My family and I tried to see the new Jungle Book but it was sold out. The last film I saw in a theater was Kung Fu Panda 3. I thought the first two were much better! I’m excited about the new Ghostbusters movie that’s due out this summer.

Mr. Simon Plissi

Photo by Cloe Tchilikidi
Photo by Cloe Tchilikidi

What are your top five favorite movies of all time?
Le Cercle Rouge  (1970)
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966)
The Parallax View (1974)
2001: A Space Odyssey  (1968)
Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

Who are your top three favorite actors?
Terry Thomas
Peter Sellers
James Stewart

What is your favorite genre of movie?
Thrillers

Which decade do you think was the best when it comes to movies?
The 1970s.

What movies are you currently watching?
If you mean films that I’ve recently watched that I’ve enjoyed, then the following spring to mind: Sicario, The Witch, Captain America: Civil War, and High-Rise.

About John Towfighi ('20)

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