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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.

Sorry to Bother You (2018)

7/10
Director: Boots Riley
Starring: Lakeith Stanfield, David Cross, Tessa Thompson, Lily James, Terry Crews, Danny G...

In an alternate reality of present-day Oakland, California, telemarketer Cassius Green finds himself in a macabre universe after he discovers a magica... Read more

Stray (2018)

7.2/10
Director: Dustin Feneley
Starring: Arta Dobroshi, Luciane Buchanan, Kieran Charnock

In a cold and remote landscape, two strangers struggle to repair their broken pasts. A young man is on parole after serving time for attempting to mur... Read more

Vitamania: The Sense and Nonsense of Vitamins (2018)

6.8/10
Director: Sonya Pemberton

A documentary about vitamins: the history of their discovery, the dietary supplement industry, and the dangers of both deficiencies and excessive inta... Read more

Zoe (2018)

6.1/10
Director: Drake Doremus
Starring: Ewan McGregor, Lea Seydoux, Theo James, Rashida Jones, Christina Aguilera, Miran...

Two colleagues at a research lab work to improve and perfect romantic relationships. A story about how synthetic humans can feel and even love, and ho... Read more

The Song Keepers (2017)

8.6/10
Director: Naina Sen

Four generations of song women that make up The Central Australian Aboriginal Women's Choir, go on an historic tour of Germany, to take back the hymns... Read more

Aurore (I Got Life!) (2017)

7.4/10
Director: Blandine Lenoir
Starring: Agnes Jaoui, Thibault de Montalembert

A French woman hits menopause, quits her job as waitress, and feels everything going downhill. But then she meets her old love from before she got mar... Read more

Dying to Live (2018)

5.6/10
Director: Richard Todd

Deep beneath the complex world of organ and tissue transplantation are the heart-wrenching stories of real people awaiting life-saving organs in Austr... Read more

West of Sunshine (2017)

7.3/10
Director: Jason Raftopoulos
Starring: Arthur Angel, Ty Perham, Damian Hill

Separated from his family and caught in a cycle of gambling and debt, Jim has less than a day to repay a violent loan shark. His day is turned upside... Read more

Creed II (Blu-Ray) (2018)

7.8/10
Director: Steven Caple Jr
Starring: Michael B Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Dolph Lundgren, Brigitte N...

In 1985, Russian boxer Ivan Drago killed former U.S. champion Apollo Creed in a tragic match that stunned the world. Against the wishes of trainer Roc... Read more

Creed II (2018)

7.8/10
Director: Steven Caple Jr
Starring: Michael B Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Dolph Lundgren, Brigitte N...

In 1985, Russian boxer Ivan Drago killed former U.S. champion Apollo Creed in a tragic match that stunned the world. Against the wishes of trainer Roc... Read more