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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.

Guns Akimbo (Blu-ray) (2019)

6.3/10
Director: Jason Lei Howden
Starring: Samara Weaving, Daniel Radcliffe, Rhys Darby

A guy relies on his newly-acquired gladiator skills to save his ex-girlfriend from kidnappers. Read more

Guns Akimbo (2019)

6.3/10
Director: Jason Lei Howden
Starring: Samara Weaving, Daniel Radcliffe, Rhys Darby

A guy relies on his newly-acquired gladiator skills to save his ex-girlfriend from kidnappers. Read more

Dark Waters (2019)

7.6/10
Director: Todd Haynes
Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution. Read more

The Lighthouse (2019)

7.6/10
Director: Robert Eggers
Starring: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity whilst living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s. Read more

Little Women (2019)

8/10
Director: Greta Gerwig
Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Timothee Chalamet

In the years after the Civil War, Jo March (Saoirse Ronan) lives in New York City and makes her living as a writer, while her sister Amy March (Floren... Read more

Knives Out (2019)

8/10
Director: Rian Johnson
Starring: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don...

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debon... Read more

Knives Out (Blu-ray) (2019)

8/10
Director: Rian Johnson
Starring: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don...

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debon... Read more

Bellbird (2019)

8.5/10
Director: Hamish Bennett
Starring: Marshall Napier, Annie Whittle, Cohen Holloway

A rural community rallies around a recently widowed farmer to help him cope with his grief. The farmer's son struggles to find his own way. Read more

Judy (Blu-Ray) (2019)

7.1/10
Starring: Renee Zellweger, Finn Wittrock, Jessie Buckley, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon

Thirty years after starring in "The Wizard of Oz," beloved actress and singer Judy Garland arrives in London to perform sold-out shows at the Talk of... Read more

Judy (2019)

7.1/10
Starring: Renee Zellweger, Finn Wittrock, Jessie Buckley, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon

Thirty years after starring in "The Wizard of Oz," beloved actress and singer Judy Garland arrives in London to perform sold-out shows at the Talk of... Read more