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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....

Sunshine ( Blu-ray ) (2007)

7.3/10
Director: Danny Boyle
Starring: Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, Cliff Curtis, Chris Evans, Troy Garity, Hiroyuki San...

The sun is dying, and in a desperate attempt to save the earth from an imminent deadly ice age, eight astronauts are sent on a million-to-one mission... Read more

Be Kind Rewind (2007)

6.4/10
Director: Michel Gondry
Starring: Jack Black, Danny Glover, Mia Farrow, Mos Def

A freak accident magnetises Jack Black's brain, leading him to erase the contents of the VHS inventory inside his favourite (and failing) New Jersey v... Read more

Big Fish ( Blu-ray ) (2003)

8/10
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter,...

An adventure as big as life itself, Tim Burton's imaginative fable stars Albert Finney as Edward Bloom, a dying eccentric known for spinning larger-th... Read more

Into the Wild (2007)

8.1/10
Director: Sean Penn
Starring: Catherine Keener, Hal Holbrook, Marcia Gay Harden, Vince Vaughn, William Hurt, E...

Sean Penn scripted and directed this engrossing drama based on Jon Krakauer's best-selling book chronicling the true-life adventures of Christopher Mc... Read more

Sunshine (2007)

7.3/10
Director: Danny Boyle
Starring: Mark Strong, Michelle Yeoh, Cliff Curtis, Rose Byrne, Hiroyuki Sanada, Chris Eva...

The sun is dying, and in a desperate attempt to save the earth from an imminent deadly ice age, eight astronauts are sent on a million-to-one mission... Read more

Benny's Video (1992)

7.2/10
Director: Michael Haneke
Starring: Angela Winkler, Ulrich Muhe, Arno Frisch, Ingrid Stassner

Benny is a disaffected teen whose life has begun to revolve around the violent films he watches, but his obsession soon crosses the line between voyeu... Read more

The Fountain (2006)

7.3/10
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Hugh Jackman, Mark Margolis, Rachel Weisz, Cliff Curtis, Sean Pat...

Darren Aronofsky directs his wife, Rachel Weisz, and Hugh Jackman in this abstract sci-fi odyssey about one man's thousand-year quest to save the woma... Read more

Idiocracy (2006)

6.6/10
Director: Mike Judge
Starring: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Anthony 'Critic' Campos, David Herman, T...

Lowly army paper-pusher Joe Bowers (Luke Wilson) is drafted into a military experiment that sees him, and hooker Maya Rudolph, put in artificial hiber... Read more

Big Fish (2003)

8/10
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Danny DeVito, Ewan McGregor, Helena Bonham Carter,...

An adventure as big as life itself, Tim Burton's imaginative fable stars Albert Finney as Edward Bloom, a dying eccentric known for spinning larger-th... Read more

Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)

6.5/10
Director: Penny Marshall
Starring: Drew Barrymore, Steve Zahn, Lorraine Bracco, Adam Garcia, Brittany Murphy, James...

Based on the autobiographical bestseller by Beverly Donofrio, director Penny Marshall's winning comedy/drama stars Drew Barrymore as a teenager in 60'... Read more