charlie chaplin


The Enduring Gravity of Chaplins The Great Dictator

The Enduring Gravity of Chaplin's "The Great Dictator"

The Great Dictator is a 1940 American film starring, written, produced, scored, and directed by Charlie Chaplin This was Chaplin's first true talking picture as well as his most commercially successful film Today this 80-year-old film is not only still startlingly poignant, but staggeringly relevant The Great Dictator is arguably Charlie Chaplin’s best and most[...]

Lauren Looks Back: The Great Movie Ride At Disneys Hollywood Studios

Lauren Looks Back: The Great Movie Ride At Disney's Hollywood Studios

There was to be a comedy scene in the ride, which would have featured animatronics of Mae West, Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, and more The ending would have been a dimly lit room showing some of Hollywood's greatest characters, ending with Mickey Mouse There was also to be more Wizard of Oz, but MGM was[...]

Milt Gross Lost Graphic Novel Comes To IDW Publishing

Milt Gross' Lost Graphic Novel Comes To IDW Publishing

Milt Gross was known as a cartoonist, animator (for Disney and MGM), novelist and screenwriter (co-writing with Charlie Chaplin) He is also known for having written and drawn one of the first graphic novels, He Done Her Wrong, in 1930.Now IDW Publishing and Yoe Books are teaming up to release his 'lost' grpahic novel, Milt[...]

Kyle Baker On Miley Cyrus Charlie Chaplin And The Twerk Heard Round The World

Kyle Baker On Miley Cyrus, Charlie Chaplin And The Twerk Heard Round The World

I recently watched a much-maligned work of another great comedian, Charlie Chaplin's film, "Monsieur Verdoux" I was spellbound by this film, and consider it to be one of Chaplin's best.Bear with me, I'll get back to Miley's buttocks soon enough.Watching "Monsieur Verdoux", and then reading about the how the critics and public attacked this film[...]