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Modern Times Reviews

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January 18, 2013
The film as a whole means no more than Charlie Chaplin means. Nobody has ever been able to say what that is, but by the present showing it is something quite timeless and priceless, and more human than the best of alien words lugged in for definition.
November 26, 2010
Perhaps the highlight of Chaplin's late career
Read More | Original Score: 90/100
April 1, 2008
One of the many remarkable things about Charlie Chaplin is that his films continue to hold up, to attract and delight audiences.
April 18, 2002
Children will adore the slapstick in this movie.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
December 26, 2010
Families will cherish Chaplin's silent slapstick.
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
November 18, 2010
Modern Times magically reaches forward through the decades, resonating loudly for these difficult modern times.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
February 7, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
March 13, 2006
| Original Score: 5/5
June 26, 2007
The opening sequence in Chaplin's second Depression masterpiece, of the Tramp on the assembly line, is possibly his greatest slapstick encounter with the 20th century.
June 21, 2004
The film skewers the mechanization of America.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
June 26, 2007
The picture is grand fun and sound entertainment, though silent. It's the old Chaplin at his best, looking at his best -- young, pathetic and a very funny guy.
June 24, 2006
Chaplin's political and philosophical naivety now seems as remarkable as his gift for pantomime.
October 1, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
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+
November 18, 2005
A great movie, a funny movie, an important movie.
Full Review | Original Score: A
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
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
September 19, 2004
genius
| Original Score: 5/5
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+
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