Tag: Charlie Chaplin

1947 – Monsieur Verdoux

  By this point of my Cinematic Century project I think it’s pretty clear that I have a real affection for the work of Charlie Chaplin. Just about every film that he made has become my favorite film of the year they were released, and he really is […]

1936 – Modern Times

  Well, well, well, look what we have here. Despite the fact that by 1936 the talkies had entirely supplanted the silents as the dominant form of cinema, good old Charlie Chaplin was still hanging on. Chaplin was convinced that the talkies were a fad, and remained obstinate […]

1931 – City Lights

  Well, well, well, look what we have here. Even after last week’s first foray into the brave new world of the talkies we’re jumping back into the silents for yet another film from the oeuvre of good old Charlie Chaplin. Even though the talkies were becoming a […]

1921 – The Kid

  Another year, another Chaplin movie to talk about here on Cinematic Century. I’ll let you in on a little secret, basically from here on out if Charlie Chaplin released a film, it’s going to be my pick. And not necessarily just because it’s the only film I’ve […]