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'Movies Like Palo Alto': A Bit Old For Them?

This contemporary romantic collection featuring Cougars, Creeps, Lolitas, and teachers with poor impulse control and a serious lack of foresight. Make sure to also check out our 'Student/Teacher Affair' list for some more illicit action!

'Movies Like Atonement': British Romances of Yesteryear

Romantic gentlemen are waiting around every corner to sweep ladies off their feet (all while managing not to expose their ankles) in this collection of the best British romance flicks set in bygone eras, but made post the year 2000. Find your Mr. Darcy!

Nicholas Hornby Adaptations

Films based on the work of English novelist Nicholas Hornby, known for his warm-hearted tales of sport, music, adolescence, and love. We'd recommend the modern great - 'Brooklyn'.

'Brits Get Grit': British Social Realism

Ever since Dickens, the Brits have had a fascination with the social realist aesthetic: unflinching, unromanticized portrayals of working class life. Enjoy the best examples of this gritty genre from 1990 onwards (and check out our 'Kitchen Sink Classics' for the movement's progenitor).

'Movies Like Brooklyn': Modern Movies, Historical Romance

Contemporary films set in the days when chivalry and romance were still alive and kicking. Your belching, X-Box obsessed boyfriend will only look that much worse after you observe gentlemen of ages past in such romantic greats as 'A Royal Affair', 'Atonement', and 'W.E.'!

'Welcome to Womanhood': Girls' Coming-of-Age Drama

The greatest modern coming-of-age dramas focusing on the transition from girl to woman. Perfect viewing for the expectant teen or reminiscent woman!

'Movies Like Jane Eyre': BBC Smash-Hits

While it's presenters may no longer exclusively speak 'Received English', the BBC is still a bastion for British tastefulness. Enjoy this collection of the best titles to come out of its movie production arm.

Oscar Best Picture Nominees Noughties

From the decade that witnessed 'Lord of the Rings - Return of the King' scoop up all its 11 academy award nominations, enjoyed our comprehensive selection of all Oscar Best Picture Nominees 2000 - 2009.

Best Movies Directed by Women

While Hitchcock and co. may have established the director archetype as a cigar smoking, control-freak alpha, the fact remains female directors have consistently contributed masterpieces to the canon throughout the 20th and 21st century. Enjoy the best of the saner sex's contributions to filmic history.

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