Charles Chaplin
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Blogs // 5 Articles
News // 1 Articles
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//Features

The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013
18 Dec 2013 // 8:14 PM

As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.

The 100 Essential Directors Part 2: Robert Bresson to David Cronenberg
4 Aug 2011 // 4:00 PM

Our second day of "100 Essential Directors" could loosely be described as one that defines "influential." Each of the auteurs sandwiched in between Robert Bresson and David Cronenberg has left a lasting mark on cinema, each employing a signature style that is unmistakable.

//Columns

Buster Keaton the Inventor and Charlie Chaplin the Conjurer
20 Sep 2011 // 4:00 PM

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

//Reviews

Charlie Chaplin Created Beauty through Understatement
22 Dec 2013 // 11:10 PM

In City Lights, Chaplin introduced parody and satire to a moment that was supremely serious, and we owe him more than we realize for the saving power of modern irony.

Charlie Chaplin Murders a Myth in 'Monsieur Verdoux'
28 Apr 2013 // 10:10 PM

This film represents not only the death of a myth, but its willful execution. The Tramp Is Dead. Long Live Chaplin!

//Blogs

We Wish You a Silent Christmas
21 Dec 2015 // 2:00 AM

Fans of silent cinema might bug Santa for these.

Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why
29 Jun 2015 // 6:35 AM

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.

//News

Charlie Chaplin Transcended Clowndom with 'The Great Dictator'
23 May 2011 // 11:01 PM

Using satire as his weapon in his first all-talking film, the legendary screen comedian, Charlie Chaplin, gave the world a devastating indictment of fascism, anti-Semitism and the threat of Germany's Nazi regime to the future of humanity.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Violin Virtuoso L. Subramaniam Mesmerizes in Rare New York Performance (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Co-presented by the World Music Institute, the 92Y hosted a rare and mesmerizing performance from India's violin virtuoso L. Subramaniam.

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