Charlie Chaplin

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The top 100 films… and what they say about our changing society
Offbeat British directors defying realist expectations fare well in poll, but Hitchcock dominates

Vanessa Thorpe

03, Dec, 2022 @6:39 PM

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The best films of 2022 so far
Tilda Swinton aces Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s dreamy fable, director Clio Barnard’s forbidden affair and Catherine Clinch in The Quiet Girl rank in the pick of this year’s films

Guardian film

09, Jun, 2022 @6:03 AM

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‘Shake it and see what happens’: the confounding world of James Thierrée
The circus star turns singer in his new show, Room, which is designed to embrace chaos. He talks about the mystery of theatre and his movie missions

Chris Wiegand

25, May, 2022 @8:49 AM

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The Real Charlie Chaplin review – a gripping study of a complex superstar
From his impoverished alter ego to the many silenced women in his life, the real Chaplin continues to prove elusive – even in his own words – in this inventive documentary

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

20, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Real Charlie Chaplin review – the elusive personality of the little tramp
New archive material brings Chaplin’s unparalleled celebrity, downfall and the women in his life into greater focus

Peter Bradshaw

16, Feb, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Stealing Chaplin review – charm pays in messy crime caper
Sibling graverobbers spark off each other in the somewhat true story of an attempt to ransom the comedy legend’s body

Phil Hoad

29, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘People who knew him … didn’t really know him’: who was the real Charlie Chaplin?
In a definitive new documentary, a deeper look at the much-loved movie star provides more insight into ‘one of the greatest rags-to-riches stories ever told’

Charles Bramesco

18, Nov, 2021 @8:18 AM

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Charlie Chaplin films are returning to cinemas – the perfect tonic for today
Re-released across two seasons for Australian and New Zealand audiences, Chaplin’s elegant crowdpleasers will rescue you from chaotic times

Luke Buckmaster

14, Jul, 2021 @10:00 PM

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'Sexism stands at the door': 11 female film-makers written out of mainstream Hollywood history
Maya Angelou and Jean Seberg were just some of the women who faced everything from racism and sexism to transphobia, yet produced some of cinema’s most defining pictures

Helen O'Hara

02, Mar, 2021 @10:53 AM

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Claire Bloom at 90: a phenomenal actor with poise, spirit and steel
The star’s long career, from her stage debut at 15 to her film, TV and literary success, reveals a shrewd talent who has risen to many a challenge

Michael Billington

15, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The top 25 most compelling Hollywood autobiographies – ranked!
Inspiring, addictive and occasionally gasp-worthy – to mark the publication of Woody Allen’s Apropos of Nothing, we arrange the best Tinseltown memoirs in order of excellence

Peter Bradshaw

02, Apr, 2020 @2:03 PM

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Silent witness: the Hollywood alley with the five-star reviews
Historian campaigns to have Los Angeles location renamed Chaplin Keaton Lloyd Alley after the silent movie stars who filmed there

Pamela Hutchinson

03, Mar, 2020 @2:17 PM

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