A King in New York Reviews

June 29, 2007
April 16, 2007
The coming of talkie films has been unkind to the legendary silent film comic, Charlie Chaplin.
April 14, 2006
Taking a fire hose to HUAC is an impulse worth applauding, but the overall movie is so tone-deaf and tired that the method sinks the message.
June 30, 2005
October 23, 2004
Chaplin's political satire no longer seems as daring as it must have been in the 1950s, but his social commentary is, if anything, more timely now.
May 26, 2004
Though constrained by budget and the unfamiliar methods of British studios, the film is nonetheless Chaplin's last great gift to the world.
March 29, 2004
A King in New York proved prophetic, not only in the McCarthy witch-hunts, but also in the relentless advertising and television obsession we have today.
October 16, 2003
August 22, 2003
Top Critic
January 1, 2000