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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.

Brick (2005)

7.4/10
Director: Rian Johnson
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Nora Zehetner, Lukas Haas, Noah Fleiss, Matt O'Leary, Emil...

A fresh take on the hard-boiled noir, this festival hit stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as an outsider teen-turned-stoic gumshoe after his ex-girl (Emilie... Read more

Buffalo 66 (1998)

7.5/10
Director: Vincent Gallo
Starring: Anjelica Huston, Ben Gazzara, Christina Ricci, Jan-Michael Vincent, Mickey Rourk...

Billy (Vincent Gallo) is released after five years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. Hell-bent on convincing his dysfunctional parents (Angelica... Read more

Calvary ( Blu-ray ) (2014)

7.4/10
Director: John Michael McDonagh
Starring: Aidan Gillen, Brendan Gleeson, M Emmet Walsh, Dylan Moran, Marie-Josee Croze, Ch...

One Sunday morning, like any other Sunday morning, in a sleepy western Irish coastal town, Father James Lavelle (Brendan Gleeson) is taking confession... Read more

Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)

7.4/10
Director: Werner Herzog

From the incomparable Werner Herzog ("Encounters at the End of the World", "Grizzly Man"), "Cave Of Forgotten Dreams" provides a breathtaking cinemati... Read more

Chicago (2002)

7.2/10
Director: Rob Marshall
Starring: Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, John C Reill...

The musical stage sensation becomes the award-winning film of the year! At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sens... Read more

Chicago ( Blu-ray ) (2002)

7.2/10
Director: Rob Marshall
Starring: Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, John C Reill...

The musical stage sensation becomes the award-winning film of the year! At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sens... Read more

Clerks (1993)

7.8/10
Director: Kevin Smith
Starring: Jason Mewes, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Kevin Smith, Jeff Anderson, Brian O'Halloran

Kevin Smith's engagingly foul-mouthed and funny independent comedy tracks a 'typical' day at a New Jersey convenience store. Follow philosophical coun... Read more

Cold War (2018)

7.7/10
Director: Pawel Pawlikowski
Starring: Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Agata Kulesza, Jeanne Balibar, Cedric Kahn

A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other. Se... Read more

Cold War (Blu-Ray) (2018)

7.7/10
Director: Pawel Pawlikowski
Starring: Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Agata Kulesza, Jeanne Balibar, Cedric Kahn

A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other. Se... Read more

Corpus Christi (2019)

7.7/10
Director: Jan Komasa

Daniel experiences a spiritual transformation in a detention center. Although his criminal record prevents him from applying to the seminary, he has n... Read more