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Latest Staff Picks

The films listed below are Alice's Latest Staff Picks, finding their way into this category generally as a result of agreement between staff that they have real merit for one reason or another. Most titles represent a safe choice for those that find choosing a film difficult or are bewildered by Alice's depth and breadth... For personal Staff Picks, you are cordially invited to take a journey into the mind's eye of Alice's movie mavens by clicking on the 'Staff Favourites' link (stage left). Click on the Alice Guide of your choice, and take an ushered journey through the looking glass and into their personal cinematic wonderland.

Possessor (Blu-ray) (2020)

6.5/10
Director: Brandon Cronenberg
Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Possessor follows an agent who works for a secretive organization that uses brain-implant technology to inhabit other people's bodies - ultimately dri... Read more

Possessor (2020)

6.5/10
Director: Brandon Cronenberg
Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Possessor follows an agent who works for a secretive organization that uses brain-implant technology to inhabit other people's bodies - ultimately dri... Read more

Synchronic (2019)

6.2/10
Starring: Anthony Mackie, Jamie Dornan, Bill Oberst Jr

Two New Orleans paramedics' lives are ripped apart after they encounter a series of horrific deaths linked to a designer drug with bizarre, otherworld... Read more

Uncut Gems (2019)

7.4/10
Director: Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie
Starring: Adam Sandler, Idina Menzel

With his debts mounting and angry collectors closing in, a fast-talking New York City jeweler risks everything in hope of staying afloat and alive. Read more

Dogs Don't Wear Pants (2019)

7.1/10
Director: Jukka-Pekka Valkeapaa
Starring: Krista Kosonen, Pekka Strang

Juha has lost his wife in a drowning accident. Years after he still feels numb and unable to connect with people. Meeting Mona, a dominatrix, changes... Read more

Happy New Year, Colin Burstead (2018)

6.4/10
Director: Ben Wheatley
Starring: Neil Maskell, Charles Dance, Bill Paterson

Colin hires a lavish country manor for his extended family to celebrate New Year. Unfortunately for Colin his position of power in the family is under... Read more

Burning (2018)

7.6/10
Director: Chang-dong Lee
Starring: Steven Yeun

Jong-su bumps into a girl who used to live in the same neighborhood, who asks him to look after her cat while she's on a trip to Africa. When back, sh... Read more

The Nightingale (2018)

7.3/10
Director: Jennifer Kent
Starring: Aisling Franciosi, Sam Claflin, Ewen Leslie

Clare, a young Irish convict, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness and is bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence t... Read more

Beirut (2018)

6.4/10
Director: Brad Anderson
Starring: Larry Pine, Rosamund Pike, Shea Whigham, Mark Pellegrino, Jon Hamm, Dean Norris

In 1980s Beirut, Mason Skiles is a former U.S. diplomat who is called back into service to save a colleague from the group that is possibly responsibl... Read more

Thelma (2017)

7.7/10
Starring: Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Henrik Rafaelsen

A college student starts to experience extreme seizures while studying at a university in Oslo, Norway. She soon learns that the violent episodes are... Read more