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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.

20th Century Women (2016)

7.4/10
Director: Mike Mills
Starring: Annette Bening, Billy Crudup, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig

In 1979 Santa Barbara, Calif., Dorothea Fields is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brim... Read more

A Star is Born (2018)

8.4/10
Director: Bradley Cooper
Starring: Andrew Dice Clay, Sam Elliott, Dave Chappelle, Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Lady G...

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers -- and falls in love with -- struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big... Read more

A Star is Born (Blu-Ray) (2018)

8.4/10
Director: Bradley Cooper
Starring: Andrew Dice Clay, Sam Elliott, Dave Chappelle, Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Lady G...

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers -- and falls in love with -- struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big... Read more

Alpha (2018)

7/10
Director: Albert Hughes
Starring: Leonor Varela, Natassia Malthe, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Johannes Haukur Johannesson, J...

Young Keda tries to survive alone in the wilderness after he's left for dead during his first hunt with his Cro-Magnon tribe. He soon forms an unlikel... Read more

Alpha (Blu-Ray) (2018)

7/10
Director: Albert Hughes
Starring: Leonor Varela, Natassia Malthe, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Johannes Haukur Johannesson, J...

Young Keda tries to survive alone in the wilderness after he's left for dead during his first hunt with his Cro-Magnon tribe. He soon forms an unlikel... Read more

American Animals (2018)

7/10
Director: Bart Layton
Starring: Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson, Udo Kier, Ann Dowd

Spencer Reinhard, Warren Lipka, Eric Borsuk and Chas Allen are four friends who live an ordinary existence in Kentucky. After a visit to Transylvania... Read more

American Animals (Blu-Ray) (2018)

7/10
Director: Bart Layton
Starring: Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson, Udo Kier, Ann Dowd

Spencer Reinhard, Warren Lipka, Eric Borsuk and Chas Allen are four friends who live an ordinary existence in Kentucky. After a visit to Transylvania... Read more

Aurore (I Got Life!) (2017)

7.4/10
Director: Blandine Lenoir
Starring: Agnes Jaoui, Thibault de Montalembert

A French woman hits menopause, quits her job as waitress, and feels everything going downhill. But then she meets her old love from before she got mar... Read more

Baby Driver (2017)

7.7/10
Director: Edgar Wright
Starring: Flea, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm, Jon Bernthal, Ansel Elgort, Lily Jame...

Talented getaway driver Baby (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. After meeting the woman (Lily Ja... Read more

Baby Driver (Blu-Ray) (2017)

7.7/10
Director: Edgar Wright
Starring: Flea, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm, Jon Bernthal, Ansel Elgort, Lily Jame...

Talented getaway driver Baby (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. After meeting the woman (Lily Ja... Read more