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Chaplin classic!

10 years, 10 months ago at Dec 9 2:00
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When I was going to watch this film on DVD for the first time, I had absolutely no idea what I was going to make of it but when I did see I thought it was a lovely, romantic and hilarious silent masterpiece! Modern Times takes you through a series of hilarious disasters regarding the factory worker's journey getting back involved in life after he ended up in prison. It is a very beautiful story on... read more

Classic Charlie Chaplin. Very funny!!!

12 years, 6 months ago at Apr 21 8:50
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Modern Times is classic Charlie Chaplin slapstick comedy, and a timeless experience. The film marks one of Chaplin's most potent movies that still has bucket loads of relevance to typical contemporary audiences.

In one of his final silent movies (more or less), Chaplin plays a worker at a local factory who struggles to live in an industrial society. In a nutshell, the film essentia... read more

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9 years ago at Oct 22 0:53
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工場の作業をこれ程ユニークに表現した映画ってないと思います。まるで人間が機械の一部になってしまったか、機械に同化してしまったか、そんな感じがします。
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Chaplins last 'silent' film, filled with sound effects, was made when everyone else was making talkies. Charlie turns against modern society, the machine age, and progress. Firstly we see him frantically trying to keep up with a production line, tightening bolts. He is selected for an experiment with an automatic feeding machine, but various mishaps leads his boss to believe he has gone mad, and Charlie is sent to a mental hospital.
Release date: 11 February 1936
UPC: 014381918229
Tags: Comedy (38), Silent (28), 1930s (28), Romance (20), 1936 (19), Drama (17), Satire (14), Usa (14), Factory (11), Black & White (10), Orphan (9), Machine (9), Slapstick (8), Poverty (7), Communism (6), IMDb Top250 (6), Charlie Chaplin (5), Black And White (5), Employment (5)
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