Featured Acquisitions

Here you will be exposed to many films that are new or unique to Alice, or are the notable re-releases of VHS catalogue films. To earn their shelfspace, they must have demonstrated cinematic longevity, be exceptionally rare, of great interest to central control or have outstanding production values. All may be hired on a weekly basis.

Passion (Blu-ray) (2012)

Director: Brian De Palma
Starring: Rachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace, Karoline Herfurth, Paul Anderson

Brian De Palma directs this stylish remake of French thriller "Love Crime", delivering an erotic corporate thriller fueled by sex, ambition, image, en... Read more

Red Tails (Blu-ray) (2012)

Director: George Lucas
Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr, Terrence Howard, Nate Parker, David Oyelowo

Three African-American pilots, who were mostly kept on the ground, are given a chance to be a part of the Tuskegee training programme. Read more

Headhunters (Blu-ray) (2011)

Director: Morten Tyldum
Starring: Aksel Hennie, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Synnove Macody Lund, Eivind Sander

Headhunters stars the talented Aksel Hennie (Max Manus) as Roger, a charming scoundrel and Norway's most accomplished headhunter. Roger is living a li... Read more

Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (2010)

Director: Mac Carter
Starring: David Cronenberg, Frank Langella, George Reeves, Margot Kidder, Pat Boone, Sam H...

What personal tragedy helped inspire the creation of Superman? What pop phenomenon put Batman back on the cultural radar? What changes to Wonder Woman... Read more

The Limits of Control (2009)

Director: Jim Jarmusch
Starring: Bill Murray, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton, Youki Kudoh, Gael Garcia Bernal, Isaach D...

A lone man (Isaach De Bankole) travels to Spain on an important mission, the details of which are deftly obfuscated in this enigmatic film from writer... Read more

Rescue Dawn (Blu-ray) (2006)

Director: Werner Herzog
Starring: Christian Bale, Jeremy Davies, Steve Zahn

During the Vietnam War, Dieter Dengler (Christian Bale), a U.S. fighter pilot, is shot down over Laos and taken captive by enemy soldiers. Interned in... Read more

Metropolis (Blu-Ray) (2001)

Director: Rintaro

In this anime feature based on Osamu Tezuka's reinvention of Fritz Lang's sci-fi classic, Tima, an artificial lifeform designed to control the high-te... Read more

Stanley Kubrick: A Life In Pictures (2001)

Director: Jan Harlan
Starring: Narrated by, Tom Cruise

Stanley Kubrick's long-time producer, and brother-in-law, Jan Harlan has crafted this loving and definitive tribute (with the full cooperation of Kubr... Read more

Songs From The Second Floor (2000)

Director: Roy Andersson
Starring: Lars Nordh

Songs from the Second Floor (Swedish: Sånger från andra våningen) is a Swedish black comedy-drama film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 6 Oc... Read more

Apt Pupil (Blu-Ray) (1998)

Director: Bryan Singer
Starring: Brad Renfro, Bruce Davison, David Schwimmer, Elias Koteas, Ian McKellen

Todd Bowden is a college student studying the Holocaust who discovers that his neighbour is a death camp criminal hiding out in America. Bowden makes... Read more