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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....

Incendies (2011)

8.2/10
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Remy Girard, Melissa Desormeaux-Poulan, Lubna Azabal, Maxim Gaudette

In the highly-acclaimed suspense thriller 'Incendies', a mothers dying wish creates a painful puzzle her children are forced to solve. At the reading... Read more

The Big Short (2015)

7.8/10
Director: Adam McKay
Starring: Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell

Adam McKay co-writes and directs this financial drama starring Brad Pitt, Steve Carell, Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling. The film follows eccentric fi... Read more

Carol (2015)

7.2/10
Director: Todd Haynes
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Sarah Paulson, Rooney Mara, John Magaro, Kyle Chandler, Jake Lac...

In an adaptation of Patricia Highsmiths seminal novel The Price of Salt, CAROL follows two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves... Read more

Pecking Order (2017)

7.4/10
Director: Slavko Martinov

Pecking Order ventures behind the scenes at the Christchurch Poultry, Bantam and Pigeon Club as it enters its 148th season and prepares for the Nation... Read more

A Man Called Ove (2015)

7.7/10
Director: Hannes Holm
Starring: Ida Engvoll, Rolf Lassgard, Filip Berg, Bahar Pars

Ove (Rolf Lassgård) is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse, who spends his days en... Read more

Moonlight (2016)

7.4/10
Director: Barry Jenkins
Starring: Mahershala Ali, Jharrel Jerome, Naomie Harris, Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders,...

This drama charts the life of a black gay youth named Chiron as he grows up in a rough neighborhood in Miami. In the first segment, Chiron is a ten-ye... Read more

I, Daniel Blake (2016)

7.9/10
Director: Ken Loach
Starring: Briana Shann, Hayley Squires, Dave Johns, Dylan McKiernan

British cinemas social realist enters his eighties with a second Palme d'Or to his name after the Cannes Jury this year awarded his feisty new film... Read more

Dunkirk (2017)

8/10
Director: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Mark Rylance, Michael Caine, Tom Hardy

In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces... Read more

Captain Fantastic (2016)

7.9/10
Director: Matt Ross
Starring: Frank Langella, Steve Zahn, Viggo Mortensen, Missi Pyle, George MacKay, Ann Dowd...

In this energetic and touching dramedy, Viggo Mortensen kids his own image, playing an anarcho-survivalist solo dad. In a remote Washington state fore... Read more

Wind River (2017)

7.8/10
Director: Taylor Sheridan
Starring: Graham Greene, Jeremy Renner, Julia Jones, Elizabeth Olsen, Kelsey Asbille

Cory Lambert is a wildlife officer who finds the body of an 18-year-old woman on an American Indian reservation in snowy Wyoming. When the autopsy rev... Read more