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 Loach, 2013
The Spirit of '45 is Ken Loach's impassioned documentary- made to address a need and prevailing q...
Yves Robert, 1990-91
A pairing of Yves Robert's glorious Provencal films...
Bill Forsyth, 1979
The hilarious and inventive zero-budget debut from celebrated Scottish director Bill Forsyth (Gre...
Lars von Trier, 2013
Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac is the wild and poetic story of a woman’s journey f...
Yaron Zilberman, 2012
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christopher Walken, Catherine Keener and Mark Ivanir star as the players ...
Claude Berri, 1986
A pairing of Claude Berri's two famed adaptations from Marcel Pagnol's story of g...
Steve McQueen, 2013
Steve McQueen's essential, Oscar-winning historical slave-narrative drama, 12 Years a Slave stars...
Don Sharp, 1979
Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee and Lloyd Bridges star in t...
Sydney Pollack, 1975
One of the finest of the conspiracy thrillers of the 1970s, Three Days of the Con...
Abdellatif Kechiche, 2013
Blue is the Warmest Colour - directed by Abdellatif Kechiche (Couscous) and based...
Charles Sturridge, 1991
EM Forster's debut novel is brought to life by an exemplary cast in this fine ada...
Gilles Bourdos, 2012
A flame-haired teenager captivates the lives of the famous painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir and his ...