Charlie Chaplin
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Reviews // 4 Articles
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//Features

The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013
18 Dec 2013 // 9:14 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 Best DVDs of 2011
8 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

With the continuing rise of Blu-ray, this year sees a lot of repeat entries. Just because they're here again, however, doesn't mean they're any less special.

//Columns

Buster Keaton the Inventor and Charlie Chaplin the Conjurer
20 Sep 2011 // 5:00 PM

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

Charlie Chaplin, Tramping Step by Step
12 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

The tremendously popular Charlie Chaplin movies were played until they fell apart and flaked off the nitrate, and time's warping and woofing did the rest.

//Reviews

Criterion Puts Charlie Chaplin in a Different 'Limelight'
4 Jun 2015 // 9:10 PM

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

Extracting Melancholy Comedy Out of Dire Human Tragedy: 'The Gold Rush'
12 Jul 2012 // 6:10 PM

Charlie Chaplin's ability to make falling down look like ballet came from the darkest parts of his past.

//Blogs

Double Take: The Kid (1921)
2 Mar 2015 // 5:00 AM

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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//Blogs

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