How have I never heard about these Three Stooges shorts before?
Modern noir god Keanu Reeves again stalks a fantasy(ish) world of exhausting, inventive violence. But this time, the curtain is drawn back on the sham of seeming orderliness in its world (and ours).
Audacious, outrageous, bleakly funny. Not since Charlie Chaplin sent up Hitler and invited us to laugh at terrible reality has there been a movie like this.
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I’ve been in London for more than three years, and I’m in Leicester Square all the time, and I have never noticed this statue of Charlie Chaplin before.
If you’re tempted to complain that Sacha Baron Cohen’s upcoming The Dictator is in bad taste, take a look at how Charlie Chaplin’s similar The Great Dictator was promoted back in 1940…
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“The misery that is now upon us is but the passing of greed, the bitterness of men who fear the way of human progress…”
A hundred years of handsome Hollywood hotties, from Douglas Fairbanks Sr. to George Clooney, in three and a half minutes…
Cuz it sure does look like a woman talking into a mobile phone at the 1928 premiere of a Charlie Chaplin movie! There’s video and everything!