If you're ever tempted to mutter "they don't make 'em like that any more," a brief look at contemporary film on DVD will teach you the error of your ways. The list of modern classics grows every year. Contemporary film makers are breaking new ground (Brokeback Mountain, anyone?) and reinvigorating traditional genres (e.g. Collateral). This is how they make 'em these days - and we should be glad.
Ken Russell, 1984
A man trapped in a stale marriage seeks solace with China Blue, a mistress of sexual power games,...
Michael Cimino, 1980
The complete director's cut of one of the last great epic westerns, Michael Cimin...
Martin McDonagh, 2008
Crime comedy directed by Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh. After being ordered to murder a pr...
Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano, 2011
Garnering great acclaim and incredible reviews, Untouchable is a genuinely moving French comedy t...
Ken Loach, 2013
The Spirit of '45 is Ken Loach's impassioned documentary- made to address a need and prevailing q...
Paolo Sorrentino, 2013
Beautiful, enthralling virtuoso filmmaking from writer/director Paolo Sorrentino (Il Divo, The Co...
Don Sharp, 1979
Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee and Lloyd Bridges star in t...
Roger Michell, 2013
A beautifully observed and poignant story from Roger Michell, Le Week-End stars Jim Broadbent and...
Claude Berri, 1986
A pairing of Claude Berri's two famed adaptations from Marcel Pagnol's story of g...
Wes Anderson, 2014
A comedy set in 1920s Europe, Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel stars Ralph...
Stephen Frears, 2013
Steve Coogan and Judi Dench star in Philomena - an Oscar-nominated drama about a mother's search ...
Margaret Williams, 2013
A landmark anniversary production of Benjamin Britten's greatest opera on the ver...