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,...
Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano, 2011
Garnering great acclaim and incredible reviews, Untouchable is a genuinely moving French comedy t...
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...
Ritesh Batra, 2013
A good old-fashioned romance that has charmed cinema audiences worldwide, The Lunchbox sees a mis...
Michael Cimino, 1980
The complete director's cut of one of the last great epic westerns, Michael Cimin...
Lars von Trier, 2013
Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac is the wild and poetic story of a womanís journey f...
Wes Anderson, 2014
A comedy set in 1920s Europe, Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel stars Ralph...
Abdellatif Kechiche, 2013
Blue is the Warmest Colour - directed by Abdellatif Kechiche (Couscous) and based...
Ken Loach, 2012
The Angels' Share, Ken Loach and Paul Laverty's whisky-heist comedy, finds the director on fine, ...
Steve McQueen, 2013
Steve McQueen's essential, Oscar-winning historical slave-narrative drama, 12 Years a Slave stars...
Peter Jackson, 2013
The second of three epic instalments in director Peter Jackson's blockbuster preq...