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...
Sylvain Chomet, 2010
A wonderful hand-painted animated feature from Sylvain Chomet (Belleville Rendezvous), The Illusi...
21 classics from Hammer studios, which alongside Ealing remains one of the most s...
Claude Berri, 1986
A pairing of Claude Berri's two famed adaptations from Marcel Pagnol's story of g...
Richard Linklater, 2014
As his Before... trilogy perfectly illustrated, Richard Linklater is a film-maker obsessed with t...
Jonathan Glazer, 2013
An innovative sci-fi thriller, Under the Skin is adapted from Michel Faber's novel by director an...
Yves Robert, 1990-91
A pairing of Yves Robert's glorious Provencal films...
Woody Allen, 2013
Starring a magnificent Cate Blanchett in the lead role, Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine sees an elegan...
James Gunn, 2014
James Gunn directs and co-writes this Academy Award-nominated sci-fi action adven...
Christopher Miller, 2013
An imaginative, uproariously entertaining film for parents and children alike, The Lego Movie mat...
Wes Anderson, 2014
A comedy set in 1920s Europe, Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel stars Ralph...