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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.

Widows (Blu-Ray) (2018)

7.4/10
Starring: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, Colin Farrell...

A police shootout leaves four thieves dead during an explosive armed robbery attempt in Chicago. Their widows -- Veronica, Linda, Alice and Belle -- h... Read more

The Old Man and the Gun (2018)

Director: David Lowery
Starring: Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Danny Glover, Tom Waits, Sissy Spacek, Elisabeth...

At the age of 70, Forrest Tucker makes an audacious escape from San Quentin, conducting an unprecedented string of heists that confound authorities an... Read more

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

8.3/10
Director: Bryan Singer, Dexter Fletcher
Starring: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joe Mazzello, Aiden Gillen, Tom...

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes... Read more

Bohemian Rhapsody (Blu-Ray) (2018)

8.3/10
Director: Bryan Singer, Dexter Fletcher
Starring: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joe Mazzello, Aiden Gillen, Tom...

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes... Read more

Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)

7.3/10
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Cailee Spaeny, Lewis Pull...

The El Royale is a run-down hotel that sits on the border between California and Nevada. It soon becomes a seedy battleground when seven strangers --... Read more

Bad Times at the El Royale (Blu-Ray) (2018)

7.3/10
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Cailee Spaeny, Lewis Pull...

The El Royale is a run-down hotel that sits on the border between California and Nevada. It soon becomes a seedy battleground when seven strangers --... 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

The Bridge: Series 4 (2018)

8.2/10
Starring: Kim Bodnia, Sofia Helin, Sarah Boberg, Puk Scharbau

Set two years after the conclusion of Series 3; Saga Norén is released from prison, while Henrik Sabroe investigates the murder of the director genera... Read more

The Last Kingdom: Season 3 (2018)

8.3/10
Starring: Ian Hart, Simon Kunz, Alexander Dreymon, David Dawson, Harry McEntire, Eliza But...

The first half of The Last Kingdom season 3 is based on Bernard Cornwells fifth book in his "The Saxon Stories" series titled The Burning Land. U... Read more

Spitfire (2018)

7.1/10
Director: Ant Palmer, David Fairhead
Starring: Charles Dance

The story of the fighter plane and pilots that helped win the Battle of Britain in World War II. Read more