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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....

La Piscine (The Swimming Pool) (Blu-ray) (1969)

7/10
Director: Jacques Deray
Starring: Alain Delon, Maurice Ronet, Jane Birkin

Lovers Marianne and Jean-Paul spend their vacation in a villa near St.-Tropez. The main feature of the villa is a swimming pool, stage for most of the... Read more

Paint Your Wagon (1969)

6.7/10
Director: Joshua Logan
Starring: Clint Eastwood, Jean Seberg, Lee Marvin

Musical set during the gold rush days in California features Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood as prospectors who share a wife (Jean Seberg) whom they pur... Read more

Kes (1969)

7.9/10
Director: Ken Loach
Starring: David Bradley, Lynne Perrie, Freddie Fletcher

A charming, caring chronicle of the boyhood experiences of Billy, a Northern England miner's son who finds an injured Kestrel and nurses it back to he... Read more

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner? (Blu-Ray) (1967)

7.8/10
Director: Stanley Kramer
Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier, Spencer Tracy

When Joanna Drayton (Katharine Houghton), a free-thinking white woman, and black doctor John Prentice (Sidney Poitier) become engaged, they travel to... Read more

Seconds (Blu-Ray) (1966)

7.7/10
Director: John Frankenheimer
Starring: John Randolph, Rock Hudson, Salome Jens, Will Geer

Rock Hudson is a revelation in this sinister, science-fiction-inflected dispatch from the fractured 1960s. "Seconds", directed by John Frankenheimer,... Read more

Loves of a Blonde ( A Blonde In Love ) (1965)

7.7/10
Director: Milos Forman
Starring: Hanna Brejchova, Vladimir Pucholt, Vladimir Mensik

Milos Forman's great comedy is an acute satire of Czech daily life. The film focuses on the relationship of a factory girl and a touring piano player.... Read more

The Killers (Blu-Ray) (1964)

7.1/10
Director: Don Siegel
Starring: Angie Dickinson, Claude Akins, Clu Gulager, John Cassavetes, Lee Marvin, Norman...

Two hitmen kill an ex-getaway driver, then hunt for the money he purportedly stole in a previous robbery. They probe their victim's past, seeking clue... Read more

The Gospel According To St. Matthew (Blu-Ray) (1964)

7.9/10
Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Starring: Enrique Irazoqui, Mario Socrate, Susanna Pasolini

Pier Paolo Pasolini's Biblical drama follows the life of Jesus Christ (Enrique Irazoqui) as depicted in the Gospel of Matthew from the New Testament.... Read more

La Notte ( The Night ) (Blu-ray) (1961)

7.6/10
Director: Michelangelo Antonioni
Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Jeanne Moreau, Monica Vitti, Bernhard Wicki

Michelangelo Antonioni's stunning follow-up to 'L'Avventura' explores similar themes of relationship dysfunction and the search for unattainable passi... Read more

The End of Summer (1961)

6.2/10
Director: Yasujiro Ozu
Starring: Setsuko Hara, Ganjiro Nakamura, Yoko Tsukasa

Aka "Early Autumn". The penultimate film by Yasujiro Ozu examines the difficulties faced by the Kohayagawa family as they struggle to adapt their trad... Read more