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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.
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.
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.