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New British Cinema - Post 2000.

by Celeryfc
New British Cinema - Post 2000. by Celeryfc
Although no clear movement, British cinema post-2000 has given birth to some of the most distinctive and creative directors to ever come from these shores. Directors who are willing to take on challenging themes, as well as others who prosper when challenging genre expectations. With the rise of European culture due to the opening of boarders within the E.U, and the fall of standing of the USA within Britain, the styles of film making has dramatically changed too because of these influences. Whereas before, British cinema was pinned down to gangster films, films of royalty, or middle-brow escapades that feared taking a challenging approach,… Read more

Although no clear movement, British cinema post-2000 has given birth to some of the most distinctive and creative directors to ever come from these shores. Directors who are willing to take on challenging themes, as well as others who prosper when challenging genre expectations. With the rise of European culture due to the opening of boarders within the E.U, and the fall of standing of the USA within Britain, the styles of film making has dramatically changed too because of these influences. Whereas before, British cinema was pinned down to gangster films, films of royalty, or middle-brow escapades that feared taking a challenging approach, has given way to an eclectic group of film makers who completely shun such ideas.

An accompanying piece that goes into more detail about this rise, can be found here!

British cinema is in a golden age, and here are the films from those British born directors who are at the forefront of it.

Any suggestions or recommendations would be greatly welcomed. This is by no means a complete list, but rather is a start to some key British films and film makers


SEXY BEAST


MORVERN CALLAR


HOT FUZZ


SLEEP FURIOUSLY


MONSTERS


WUTHERING HEIGHTS


BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO


FOR THOSE IN PERIL

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