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'Oh How Humourous!': A Spot O' Modern British Comedy

This collection features the best of British comedy from the turn of the millennium to the present day. Laugh along with the likes of Steve Coogan, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, and Jude Law. Remember, you can't spell humour without U!

'Movies Like Moonrise Kingdom': Recent Feel-Good Indie

Recent indie movies guaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face. Yes, don't worry we have Boyhood!

'Movies Like Kiss Kiss Bang Bang': Incompetent Criminal Cock-Ups

The phrase 'crime never pays' has never held more true than for these contemporary would-be criminal masterminds who find themselves well over their stockinged heads. Make sure to check out Jesse Eisenberg alongside Danny McBride in '30 Minutes or Less'!

'Bitterest of the Sweet': Best Modern Dramedy

For those not familiar with the term, this collection offers the very best dramatic comedy modern cinema has to offer: including Paul Giamatti in 'Sideways', Paul Giamatii in 'Win Win', Paul Giamatti in 'American Splendor'... wait a minute

Ken Loach Movies

Known for his social-realistic depictions of British working-class life, and treatment of social issues such as poverty, drug-addiction, and labour rights. Genuine activism is all too rare in modern cinema, and rarer still are directors who can make it work like Loach, with powerful messages that never come across as preachy.

'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).

'Everybody Loves One': British Underdog Heartwarmers

A movement spawned by 'Full Monty': enjoy our collection of down-in-the-mouth British underdogs beating the odds, including recent gay-rights gem 'Pride'!

'Movies Like Trainspotting': The Wee List A' Scottish NEDS

Movies in the vein of 'Neds': this wee collection of Scottish lowlife crime is sure to leave you Glasgow-grinning from ear to ear. Some guidance for our foreign viewers: Chib = knife, Bas = bastard, Bairn = baby, Ned = Non Educated Delinquent!

'Glesga tae Embra': Scottish Social Realism

From Glesga (Glasgow) tae Embra (Edinburgh), these gritty depictions of Scottish working-class struggles show life in Scotia is more difficult than tossing logs and eating delicious oatmeal.

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