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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.

Everything Everywhere All At Once (Blu-ray) (2022)

8.2/10
Director: Daniel Scheinert
Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan, James Hong, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jenny Slate

An aging Chinese immigrant is swept up in an insane adventure, where she alone can save the world by exploring other universes connecting with the liv... Read more

The Northman (Blu-ray) (2022)

7.2/10
Director: Robert Eggers
Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Ethan Hawke, Anya Taylor-Joy, Wi...

From visionary director Robert Eggers comes The Northman, an action-filled epic that follows a young Viking prince on his quest to avenge his father's... Read more

The Northman (2022)

7.2/10
Director: Robert Eggers
Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Ethan Hawke, Anya Taylor-Joy, Wi...

From visionary director Robert Eggers comes The Northman, an action-filled epic that follows a young Viking prince on his quest to avenge his father's... Read more

The Velvet Queen (2021)

7.8/10

Two men explore the high-altitude wilderness of Tibet with many cameras, filming wildlife from a respectful distance and searching for the rare snow l... 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

Flee (2021)

7.9/10

FLEE tells the extraordinary true story of a man, Amin, on the verge of marriage which compels him to reveal his hidden past for the first time. Read more

Licorice Pizza (2021)

7.3/10
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Starring: Sean Penn, Bradley Cooper, Cooper Hoffman, Alana Haim, Sasha Spielberg

LICORICE PIZZA is the story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine growing up, running around and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley, 1973. Written... Read more

The Worst Person In The World (2021)

7.9/10
Director: Joachim Trier
Starring: Anders Danielsen Lie

The chronicles of four years in the life of Julie, a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career p... Read more

Girls Can't Surf (2020)

8.3/10
Director: Christopher Nelius

It's the 1980s and the world of professional surfing is a circus of fluro colours, peroxide hair and radical male egos. GIRLS CAN'T SURF follows the j... Read more

Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020)

7.4/10

Inseparable best friends and cousins Autumn and Skylar precariously navigate the vulnerability of female adolescence in rural Pennsylvania. When Autum... Read more