Articles tagged charlie chaplin

Silent Film Speaks Up: This Newly Restored Chaplin Comedies Elicit New Laughs

Flicker Alley’s recent release of 15 newly restored comedies from Chaplin’s time at Essanay Studios is another priceless intervention in the decay of Hollywood history.

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21 Dec 2015 // 8:00 AM

We Wish You a Silent Christmas

Fans of silent cinema might bug Santa for these.

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The First Wave of Releases in ‘The Films of Charlie Chaplin’ Find the Tramp at His Comic Peak

The Kid, The Gold Rush and The Circus prove that the years have done nothing to diminish the brilliance of Chaplin's early comedy.

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Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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Criterion Puts Charlie Chaplin in a Different ‘Limelight’

Criterion's official release of Limelight should finally give Charlie Chaplin the proper recognition he deserves for his sound films.

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2 Mar 2015 // 10:00 AM

Double Take: The Kid (1921)

This installment of Double Take turns its gaze to Charlie Chaplin's debut full-length silent film, which is at turns funny, heartbreaking, and tender.

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‘The Mack Sennett Collection, Volume One’ Attests to Risk-Taking in Creativity and Innovation

This collection of films is significant in illustrating the development of Mack Sennett's contributions to early film comedy and the lasting effects of Sennett and his troupe.

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24 Oct 2011 // 12:00 PM

The Genius of Charlie Chaplin in ‘Modern Times’

Today, Sam Phillips puts the spotlight on some of her favorite film and music.

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Buster Keaton the Inventor and Charlie Chaplin the Conjurer

The films of Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin share a fraternal vitality and invention.

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"Rock Never Dies" Takes Shots at Celebrity Culture In a Surprisingly Effective Episode

// Channel Surfing

"Season 12's best episode yet isn't perfect, but well-done, with an excellent swan song performance by Rick Springfield.

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