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.
John Michael McDonagh, 2013
A darkly comic Irish thriller, Calvary stars Brendan Gleeson as Father James, the local clergyman...
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...
Laurent Baffie, 2003
According to 'serious scientific research', anyone who drives for 60 years will spend 23 days loo...
Ritesh Batra, 2013
A good old-fashioned romance that has charmed cinema audiences worldwide, The Lunchbox sees a mis...
Asghar Farhadi, 2013
Asgar Farhadi’s follow-up to his superb, Oscar-winning A Separation, The Past is another stunning...
Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 2011
Grand Prix winner at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, Once Upon a Time in Anatolia ...
Jonathan Glazer, 2013
An innovative sci-fi thriller, Under the Skin is adapted from Michel Faber's novel by director an...
Roger Michell, 2013
A beautifully observed and poignant story from Roger Michell, Le Week-End stars Jim Broadbent and...
Ken Loach, 2012
The Angels' Share, Ken Loach and Paul Laverty's whisky-heist comedy, finds the director on fine, ...
Mike Leigh, 1999
A gloriously entertaining portrait of the musical comedy duo, lyricist WS Gilbert and composer Ar...
Lionel Jeffries, 1972
Supernatural children's feature directed by Lionel Jeffries (The Railway Children) in which, near...