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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.

Money Monster (Blu-ray) (2016)

6.5/10
Director: Jodie Foster
Starring: George Clooney, Giancarlo Esposito, Julia Roberts, Dominic West, Caitriona Balfe

Having to ride herd on insufferable TV Wall Street pundit Lee Gates (George Clooney) always tested the skill and patience of his show producer Patty F... Read more

Moneyball (Blu-ray) (2011)

7.6/10
Director: Bennett Miller
Starring: Brad Pitt, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill

The true story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's attempt to field a successful baseball team after a 2001 playoff loss to the Yankees... Read more

Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars (2017)

7/10
Director: Lili Fini Zanuck
Starring: Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton is the only ever three-time-inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, is an 18-time Grammy Award winner and widely renowned as one of t... Read more

Call Me By Your Name (2017)

8/10
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Starring: Amira Casar, Michael Stuhlbarg, Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet

It's the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy.... Read more

Call Me By Your Name (Blu-Ray) (2017)

8/10
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Starring: Amira Casar, Michael Stuhlbarg, Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet

It's the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy.... Read more

Coco (2017)

8.4/10
Director: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina
Starring: Benjamin Bratt, Gael Garcia Bernal, Alanna Ubach, Anthony Gonzalez

Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperat... Read more

Coco (Blu-Ray) (2017)

8.4/10
Director: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina
Starring: Benjamin Bratt, Gael Garcia Bernal, Alanna Ubach, Anthony Gonzalez

Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperat... Read more

Earth: One Amazing Day (2017)

7.8/10
Director: Richard Dale, Peter Webber, Lixin Fan
Starring: Jackie Chan, Robert Redford

From BBC Earth Films, the studio that brought you Earth, comes the sequel - Earth: One Amazing Day, an astonishing journey revealing the awesome power... Read more

Earth: One Amazing Day (Blu-Ray) (2017)

7.8/10
Director: Richard Dale, Peter Webber, Lixin Fan
Starring: Jackie Chan, Robert Redford

From BBC Earth Films, the studio that brought you Earth, comes the sequel - Earth: One Amazing Day, an astonishing journey revealing the awesome power... Read more

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Blu-Ray) (2017)

8.2/10
Director: Martin McDonagh
Starring: Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, John Hawkes, Peter Dinklage

After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town... Read more