Every now and then we like to give our followers and customers a peek behind the curtain at Luxury Estates Plus. With a team of over 500 realtors, our management staff works endlessly to ensure that they have everything they need to make the customer’s process a breeze. We work hard day in day out. But we also like to loosen the tie every once in a while and have a little fun. We recently took an office poll on our favorite films. The list is below. Let us know some of your picks in the comments!
Jessica Davis – Website Manager
Pick: Edward Scissorhands
One of Tim Burton’s finest films, Edward Scissorhands combines his ability to create entire worlds out of thin air with just a hint of the horror genre running throughout. Great for kids, entertaining for adults. Heartwarming overall.
Samantha Makhoul - Director of First Impressions
Pick: The Birdcage
The Birdcage was a landmark comedy remake of the 70s French film, “La Cage aux Folles”. It starred Robin Williams and Nathan Lane as owners of a South Beach drag club.
Marquise Zahm - Director of Technology
Pick: Beauty and the Beast
This Disney classic was made in 1991 and featured one of the first instances where Disney animation studios used computer techniques to create the 3D effect in the infamous ballroom scene.
Michael Brue - Broker/General Manager
This Scorsese classic is ranked as one of the best mob movies of all time. The year of its release, Goodfellas walked away with 6 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.
Jim Mitchem - Director of Technology
Pick: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is one of the most successful movies of all time. It was the second movie ever to take home the Academy Award in all 5 major categories. It is now part of the National Film Registry in the Library of Congress.
Janell Kroeger - Market Center Administrative Assistant
Johnny Depp makes his second appearance on this list with the biopic, Blow. This story about how a small time drug peddler gets mixed up with the notorious Medellin Cartel in South America was based on the 1993 novel of the same name by Bruce Porter.
Julie Phillips - Assistant Team Leader/Site Broker
Pick: Forrest Gump
Run, Forrest, Run! This cinema classic directed by Robert Zemeckis won 13 Academy Awards the year it came out.
Jeanie - Stuart Market Center Administrator
Pick: Apollo 13
Tom Hanks returns to the Staff Picks list with the Ron Howard epic, Apollo 13. The dialogue between Apollo 13 crew and ground control were taken word for word, except the now-famous line, “Houston, we have a problem.”
Laurie Adams - Market Center Associate
Pick: The Bourne Supremacy
The Bourne Supremacy is the the second in what is now a 4-part series about Jason Bourne, an American spy suffering from amnesia. This globe-hopping thriller series is one of the most successful action franchises of the last decade.
Veronica Oliva - Market Center Administrator
Goodfellas is so good it was picked twice.