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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....

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

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

I, Tonya (2017)

7.5/10
Director: Craig Gillespie
Starring: Allison Janney, Bobby Cannavale, Julianne Nicholson, Bojana Novakovic, Sebastian...

In 1991, talented figure skater Tonya Harding becomes the first American woman to complete a triple axel during a competition. In 1994, her world come... Read more

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

8.2/10
Director: Martin McDonagh
Starring: Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, John Hawkes, Peter Dinklage

After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town... Read more

Suspiria (1976)

7.5/10
Director: Dario Argento
Starring: Alida Valli, Jessica Harper, Joan Bennett, Stefania Casini, Udo Kier

A dancing school in a small German town is the setting for unholy terror, as modern-day witches seek to resurrect their coven's long-dead founder, in... Read more

La La Land (2016)

8.1/10
Director: Damien Chazelle
Starring: John Legend, Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Rosemarie DeWitt

Written and directed by Damien Chazelle ("Whiplash"), "La La Land" tells the story of Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, and Sebastian (Ryan Gosli... Read more

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

7.8/10
Director: Wes Anderson
Starring: Bill Murray, Bob Balaban, Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Frances McDormand, Jason...

Director/co-writer Wes Anderson's charming comedy/drama is set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965 and tells the story of... Read more

The Shape of Water (2017)

7.4/10
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Starring: David Hewlett, Richard Jenkins, Michael Shannon, Sally Hawkins, Doug Jones, Mich...

Elisa is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore. Her life changes fore... Read more

The Death of Stalin (2018)

7.2/10
Director: Armando Iannucci
Starring: Dermot Crowley, Jason Isaacs, Jeffrey Tambor, Karl Johnson, Michael Palin, Steve...

When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Am... Read more