Contemporary Film

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.

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Ken Russell, 1984

£7.99

Crimes of Passion

A man trapped in a stale marriage seeks solace with China Blue, a mistress of sexual power games,...

DVD

John D. Lamond, 1979

£6.99

Felicity

Widely regarded as the English language Emmanuelle, this is the infamous ‘Skinemax’ classic about...

DVD

James Gilbert, 1972

£7.99

Sunstruck

A light-hearted, marvellously enjoyable family drama, Sunstruck stars Harry Secombe as a Welsh sc...

DVD

Todd Haynes, 2002

£7.99

Recommended Star

Far From Heaven

An ingenious homage to the work of Douglas Sirk, with Julianne Moore on superb form as a housewif...

DVD

Hector Babenco, 1985

£12.99

Must Watch Star

Kiss of the Spider Woman

An Oscar-winning performance by William Hurt is at the centre of Kiss of the Spid...

DVD

Ridley Scott, 2006

£7.99

A Good Year

A London investment banker moves to Provence to reluctantly inherit a small vineyard fro his late...

DVD

Sarah Polley, 2012

£14.99

Recommended Star

Stories We Tell

Documentary directed by Sarah Polley (Away From Her, Take This Waltz), Stories We Tell aims to sh...

DVD

Iain Softley, 1997

£7.99

The Wings of the Dove

A sensitive and passionate rendition of the novel by Henry James, The Wings of the Dove stars Hel...

DVD

George Clooney, 2005

£7.99

Recommended Star

Good Night, and Good Luck.

Oscar-nominated drama directed by, written by and starring George Clooney. The ye...

DVD

Erik Poppe, 2013

£14.99

A Thousand Times Good Night

A Thousand Times Good Night tells the moving story of leading wartime photojourna...

Blu-ray

Dario Argento, 1970

£12.99

The Bird With the Crystal Plumage

Dario Argento made his directorial debut with The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, ...

Blu-ray

Paolo Sorrentino, 2001-13

£30.99

Five Films by Paolo Sorrentino

Five films from the Italian director: The Great Beauty (2013), Il Divo (2008), Th...

DVD

Francesco Rosi, 1984

£11.99

Recommended Star

Carmen

A sumptuously beautiful film adaptation of Bizet's dramatic opera starring Placido Domingo, Julia...

DVD

Claude Berri, 1986

£9.99

Recommended Star

Jean de Florette / Manon des Sources

A pairing of Claude Berri's two famed adaptations from Marcel Pagnol's story of g...

DVD

Martin Scorsese, 1999

£9.99

Recommended Star

My Voyage to Italy

Martin Scorsese presents My Voyage to Italy, a heartfelt documentary in which he discusses the It...

DVD

Jerzy Skolimowski, 1970

£6.99

Recommended Star

Deep End

Jerzy Skolimowski's darkly poetic portrait of Britain in an era of uncertainty and changing sexua...

DVD+Blu-ray

Lionel Jeffries, 1970

£8.99

The Railway Children (1970) (40th Anniversary Edition)

Lionel Jeffries’ beloved film version of E.S. Nesbi...

DVD

Mick Jackson, 1984

£8.99

Threads

Originally broadcast at the height of the nuclear paranoia of the 1980s, Threads sent shock waves...

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