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.
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
Riotous comedy caper from Joel and Ethan Coen about an infertile couple (ex-con Nicolas Cage and policewoman Holly Hunter) who desperately want childr... Read more
In black and white with colour sequences, this visually stunning adaptation of S.E. Hinton's novel stars Matt Dillon and Mickey Rourke as brothers try... Read more
A naive young teacher finds himself in a remote outback school where the 'pupils' are more interested in killing kangaroos and sexual experimentation... Read more