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Modern Times Reviews

Bill Weber
Slant Magazine
November 24, 2010
An anomaly in its era, Chaplin's film is now a treasure of Depression America's zeitgeist and the curtain call of the movies' first comedic icon.
Mark Bourne
April 14, 2006
For the [MK2/Warner] restoration, experts at Cineteca Bologna assembled the best footage from a variety of sources into a new print. MK2's technicians painstakingly touched up all 126,000 frames individually...

DVD Beaver
May 13, 2004

February 13, 2004
David Annandale
January 24, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jules Faber
December 14, 2003
October 22, 2003
Leonard Maltin
Leonard Maltin's Picks
October 22, 2003
September 24, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Timothy Knight
August 6, 2003
Modern Times has been beautifully restored and outfitted with a wealth of extras.
| Original Score: 4/4

Boxoffice Magazine
July 23, 2003
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
July 10, 2003
...many of the movie's satiric jabs at big business, industrialization, the working class, and the impersonalization of contemporary society are still relevant today.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
July 9, 2003
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
July 2, 2003
For Chaplin fans, this gift set is a treasure. For those who have never seen Chaplin, the discs serve as an entertaining introduction to a comedy colossus.
Full Review
Matt Brighton
June 25, 2003
March 22, 2001

DVD Review e-zine
January 1, 2000
Rick Babcock
DVD Angle
January 1, 2000