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To try to do justice to the avalanche of interesting finds, documentaries, curios and plain old good and great films arriving daily, Alice has split new additions into Recent Arrivals (3 Day Hire), Featured Acquisitions (7 Day Hire) , New TV to DVD (7 Day Hire) . This is designed to spotlight these offerings before they find their final resting place among Alice's eclectic permanent collection. We trust these features be some help in your quest to ferret out a gem or three - and ultimately guide you towards expansion of your cinematic horizons and filmic enlightenment....

Mommy (2014)

8.1/10
Director: Xavier Dolan
Starring: Anne Dorval, Antoine-Olivier Pilan, Suzanne Clement, Patrick Huard

French-Canadian wunderkind Xavier Dolan was 25 when he delivered his fifth feature to Cannes in 2014. What's truly precocious is the power of the exub... Read more

Love and Mercy (2014)

Director: Bill Pohlad
Starring: John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti

Bill Pohlad's Love & Mercy, a biopic of Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson, focuses on two distinct periods in the songwriter's life. One timeline fol... Read more

Love and Mercy ( Blu-ray ) (2014)

Director: Bill Pohlad
Starring: John Cusack, Paul Giamatti, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Dano

Bill Pohlad's Love & Mercy, a biopic of Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson, focuses on two distinct periods in the songwriter's life. One timeline fol... Read more

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

8.1/10
Director: George Miller
Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne

From director George Miller, originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary Mad Max franchise, comes Mad Max: Fury Ro... Read more

Mad Max: Fury Road ( Blu-ray ) (2015)

8.1/10
Director: George Miller
Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne

From director George Miller, originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary Mad Max franchise, comes Mad Max: Fury Ro... Read more

Predestination (2014)

7.5/10
Director: The Spierig Brothers, Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
Starring: Ethan Hawke, Noah Taylor, Sarah Snook

Ethan Hawke plays a temporal agent leaping back and forth through time to prevent the murder of thousands in a very Oroboros-type narrative. During on... Read more

Housebound (2014)

6.8/10
Director: Gerard Johnstone
Starring: Rima Te Wiata, Ryan Lampp, Mick Innes, Morgana O'Reilly, Glen-Paul Waru, Ross Ha...

Funny, suspenseful and freighted with fright bombs, Housebound could easily be the most energising fun youve ever had at a New Zealand movie. Its a... Read more

The Act of Killing (2012)

8.2/10
Director: Joshua Oppenheimer

This chilling and inventive documentary tells the stories of members of the Indonesian death squads who tortured and killed over 500,000 people throug... Read more

Black Mirror: The Collection (2011)

8.9/10

"Black Mirror" is Charlie Brooker's biting satire on technology and modern media. Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every asp... Read more

Seven Psychopaths (2012)

7.2/10
Director: Martin McDonagh
Starring: Christopher Walken, Harry Dean Stanton, Sam Rockwell, Tom Waits, Woody Harrelson...

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved... Read more