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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.

Possessor (2020)

6.5/10
Director: Brandon Cronenberg
Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Possessor follows an agent who works for a secretive organization that uses brain-implant technology to inhabit other people's bodies - ultimately dri... Read more

Possessor (Blu-ray) (2020)

6.5/10
Director: Brandon Cronenberg
Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Possessor follows an agent who works for a secretive organization that uses brain-implant technology to inhabit other people's bodies - ultimately dri... Read more

Antebellum (2020)

5.6/10
Director: Gerard Bush
Starring: Janelle Monae, Jena Malone

Successful author Veronica Henley finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it's too late. Read more

Calm With Horses (2019)

6.8/10
Director: Nick Rowland
Starring: Cosmo Jarvis, Barry Keoghan, David Wilmot, Ned Dennehy

Douglas 'Arm' Armstrong has become the feared enforcer for the drug-dealing Devers family, whilst also trying to be a good father. Torn between these... Read more

Ray and Liz (2018)

Director: Richard Billingham

Photographer Richard Billingham returns to the squalid council flat outside of Birmingham where he and his brother were raised, in a confrontation and... Read more

Burning (2018)

7.6/10
Director: Chang-dong Lee
Starring: Steven Yeun

Jong-su bumps into a girl who used to live in the same neighborhood, who asks him to look after her cat while she's on a trip to Africa. When back, sh... Read more

The Nightingale (2018)

7.3/10
Director: Jennifer Kent
Starring: Aisling Franciosi, Sam Claflin, Ewen Leslie

Clare, a young Irish convict, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness and is bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence t... Read more

Mandy (2018)

6.7/10
Director: Panos Cosmatos
Starring: Bill Duke, Linus Roache, Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Richard Brake, Ned De...

In the Pacific Northwest in 1983, outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely... Read more

McQueen (2018)

8.2/10
Director: Ian Bonhote, Peter Ettedgui

A personal look at the extraordinary life, career and artistry of Alexander McQueen. Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family,... Read more

Sharp Objects (2018)

8.3/10
Director: Jean-Marc Vallee
Starring: Henry Czerny, Matt Craven, Patricia Clarkson, Amy Adams, Miguel Sandoval, Chris...

Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker faces a troubling assignment: she must return to her tiny hometown to cover the... Read more