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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....

What's Love Got to Do with It? (2022)

6.3/10
Director: Shekhar Kapur
Starring: Lily James, Emma Thompson

In London, an award-winning film-maker documents her best friend's journey into an assisted marriage in line with his family's Pakistani heritage. In... Read more

When Love Is Not Enough (2010)

6.8/10
Director: John Kent Harrison
Starring: Winona Ryder, Barry Pepper, Rosemary Dunsmore, Paul Popowich

Based on the true story of the enduring but troubled love between Lois Wilson, co-founder of Al-Anon, and her alcoholic husband Bill Wilson, co-founde... Read more

Whina (2022)

7.4/10
Director: James Napier Robertson, Paula Whetu Jones
Starring: Rena Owen, Vinnie Bennett, James Rolleston, Miriama McDowell

A biopic of the trailblazing Maori leader, Dame Whina Cooper, whose extraordinary life saw her break gender boundaries, champion the rights of Maori,... Read more

Whisper of the Heart (1995)

8/10
Director: Yoshifumi Kondo

Written and produced by Manga maestro Hayao Miyazaki this classic anime sees young bookworm Shizuku spending her summer reading and translating popula... Read more

Willow (Blu-ray) (1988)

7.3/10
Director: Ron Howard
Starring: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Billy Barty, Jean Marsh

From a story by George Lucas comes this epic fantasy-adventure in which Willow Ufgood (Warwick Davis), a little person, is entrusted with delivering a... Read more

Woman of the world (1963)

Starring: Belinda Lee, Peter Ustinov

From love in the streets of Paris to death on the African plain, the acclaimed MONDO CANE masters turn their unflinching eye on all the things never b... Read more

Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown (1988)

7.6/10
Director: Pedro Almodovar
Starring: Antonio Banderas, Carmen Maura, Julieta Serrano, Maria Barranco, Rossy de Palma

A popular actress (perennial Almodovar favourite, Carmen Maura) is driven to distraction when her lover leaves for another woman. She's certain she ca... Read more

Working Girl (1988)

6.8/10
Director: Mike Nichols
Starring: Harrison Ford, Melanie Griffith, Sigourney Weaver

Melanie Griffith shines as a Staten Island secretary looking to better her position in a Manhattan brokerage firm. When her snooty boss Sigourney Weav... Read more

X (2021)

8.1/10
Director: Ti West
Starring: Mia Goth, Brittany Snow, Martin Henderson

In 1979, a group of young filmmakers set out to make an adult film in rural Texas, but when their reclusive, elderly hosts catch them in the act, the... Read more

Year Of The Comet (Blu-ray) (1992)

5.8/10
Director: Peter Yates
Starring: Penelope Ann Miller, Tim Daly, Louis Jourdan, Art Malik, Ian Richardson, Ian McN...

An auctioneer's daughter and a rich buyer's emissary fall for each other while trying to keep a rare wine out of the hands of evil doers. Read more