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Modern Times Reviews

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March 4, 2005
Chaplin's last silent and the last time he uses his signature character of the Little Tramp.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
November 22, 2004
A masterpiece.
| Original Score: 5/5
October 22, 2004
Good physical comedy will always be funny, and Chaplin was a master.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
September 19, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
August 28, 2004
Finds the comedy in the dashing of hopes, though it has both the verve to be funny for funny's sake when it feels the urge and the fortitude not to tidy up every dark stroke.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
July 9, 2004
A terrific satire of the industrial age.
June 21, 2004
The film skewers the mechanization of America.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
May 6, 2004
The mechanical feeding sequence in Modern Times is probably the funniest routine in cinema history.
March 26, 2004
Chaplin's satiric dissection of the economy circa 1936 looks downright prescient.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
March 16, 2004
The film's structure flew in the face of accepted wisdom.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 16, 2004
The fact that the film is still playing in theaters today is a testament to its effectiveness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
December 26, 2003
The great comedian's finest comedies on the big screen.
December 26, 2003
Modern Times is an ungainly masterpiece, but Chaplin's ungainliness is something one can grow fond of.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
December 26, 2003
Chaplin's sentimental politics and peerless comic invention dovetailed more perfectly in this film than in any other he made.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
December 23, 2003
Remains Chaplin's most sustained burlesque of authority.
August 27, 2003
Brilliant Chapling satire with a bit of romance. His last non-talkie.
| Original Score: 5/5
July 25, 2003
Apesar do roteiro não ter muito foco, o filme é maravilhoso, traz alguns dos melhores momentos de Chaplin e uma trilha sonora inesquecível (a melhor que compôs em sua carreira).
| Original Score: 5/5
July 14, 2003
Charlie Chaplin is the Orson Welles of comedy. One of his funniest silent films is Modern Times, a brilliant spoof on technology that's more stinging today than back in its 1936 release year.
| Original Score: 5/5
July 10, 2003
If the world is trying to suppress the little man, what better figure to rally against it than the ultimate little man, Chaplin's Little Tramp.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
May 21, 2003
The picture is a two-hour almost continuous gale of laughter with sidesplitting gags generously distributed throughout the five major sequences and the several minor ones.
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