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.
A wonderful, whimsical graft of Homer's "The Odyssey" telling the tale of three chain gang escapees in 1930s Mississippi. George Clooney is the slick... Read more
Baz Luhrmann's dazzling and unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic love story is spellbinding. Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes... Read more
Based on the same Richard Stark novel ("The Hunter") that inspired 1967s "Point Blank", this stylish mob actioner stars Mel Gibson as a career crimina... Read more
A naive young teacher finds himself in a remote outback school where the 'pupils' are more interested in killing kangaroos and sexual experimentation... Read more