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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.

Adventure Time: Season 1 (2010)

8.6/10
Starring: John DiMaggio, Jeremy Shada

A.k.a. "Adventure Time with Finn & Jake". Want to know what time it is?! It's DVD watching time with Finn and Jake - two of the coolest heroes ever to... Read more

Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020)

7.4/10

Inseparable best friends and cousins Autumn and Skylar precariously navigate the vulnerability of female adolescence in rural Pennsylvania. When Autum... Read more

Enemy (2013)

6.9/10
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Jake Gyllenhaal, Melanie Laurent, Sarah Gadon

Adam Bell is a glum, disheveled history professor, who seems disinterested even in his beautiful girlfriend Mary. Watching a movie on the recommendati... Read more

An American Werewolf in London ( Blu-ray ) (1981)

7.6/10
Director: John Landis
Starring: David Naughton, Griffin Dunne, Jenny Agutter, John Woodvine

David Naughton and Jenny Agutter star in writer/director John Landis' classic cult black comedy. American backpackers David (David Naughton) and Jack... Read more

Cure (1997)

7.4/10
Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Starring: Koji Yakusho, Masato Hagiwara, Anna Nakagawa

A Tokyo detective's investigation of a series of grisly and bizarre murders, committed by seemingly average citizens, leads him to a mysterious drifte... Read more

For All Mankind (1989)

8.2/10
Director: Al Reinert

In July 1969, the space race ended when Apollo 11 fulfilled President Kennedy's challenge of 'landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to th... Read more

The Boys: Season 1 (2019)

8.7/10
Starring: Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Dominique McElligott

The Boys is set in a universe where superpowered people are recognized as heroes by the general public and owned by powerful corporation Vought Intern... Read more

Black Coal, Thin Ice (2014)

6.7/10
Director: Yi'nan Diao

An ex cop and his ex partner decide to follow up on investigation of a series of murders that ended their careers and shamed them, when identical murd... Read more

End of Watch (2012)

7.6/10
Director: David Ayer
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, America Ferrera, Michael Pena, Frank Grillo, Natalie Martinez,...

"Training Day" scripter David Ayer wrote and directed this harrowing police drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena. In their mission to abide... Read more

Everything Everywhere All At Once (Blu-ray) (2022)

8.2/10
Director: Daniel Scheinert
Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan, James Hong, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jenny Slate

An aging Chinese immigrant is swept up in an insane adventure, where she alone can save the world by exploring other universes connecting with the liv... Read more