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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.

First Man (2018)

7.7/10
Director: Damien Chazelle
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, Corey Stoll, Pablo Schrei...

A Biopic on the life of the legendary American Astronaut Neil Armstrong from 1961-1969, on his journey to becoming the first human to walk the moon. E... Read more

McKellen: Playing the Part (2017)

8.9/10
Director: Joe Stephenson
Starring: Ian McKellen

Feature documentary on the life and work of Sir Ian McKellen. Read more

Pin Cushion (2017)

7.7/10
Director: Deborah Haywood
Starring: Joanna Scanlan, John Henshaw, Lily Newmark, Loris

Super close Mother Lyn and daughter Iona (Dafty One and Dafty Two) are excited for their new life in a new town. Determined to make a success of thing... Read more

RBG (2018)

7.2/10
Director: Julie Cohen, Betsy West

At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture ic... Read more

Alpha (2018)

7/10
Director: Albert Hughes
Starring: Leonor Varela, Natassia Malthe, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Johannes Haukur Johannesson, J...

Young Keda tries to survive alone in the wilderness after he's left for dead during his first hunt with his Cro-Magnon tribe. He soon forms an unlikel... Read more

Alpha (Blu-Ray) (2018)

7/10
Director: Albert Hughes
Starring: Leonor Varela, Natassia Malthe, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Johannes Haukur Johannesson, J...

Young Keda tries to survive alone in the wilderness after he's left for dead during his first hunt with his Cro-Magnon tribe. He soon forms an unlikel... Read more

First Man (Blu-Ray) (2018)

7.7/10
Director: Damien Chazelle
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, Corey Stoll, Pablo Schrei...

A Biopic on the life of the legendary American Astronaut Neil Armstrong from 1961-1969, on his journey to becoming the first human to walk the moon. E... Read more

Summer 1993 (Estiu 1993) (2017)

7.2/10
Starring: Paula Blanco, Etna Campillo, Laia Artigas

Six-year-old Frida looks on in silence as the last objects from her recently deceased mother's apartment in Barcelona are placed in boxes. Although he... 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

Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)

8.1/10
Director: Frank Pavich
Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky

Among cineastes, filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky's ambitious - and failed - attempt to make a movie based on Frank Herbert's sci-fi novel "Dune" in the... Read more