Charlie Chaplin’s skewering of Adolf Hitler was ahead of its time, then stood the test of time.
A movie that has gone down in cinema legend as a partially lost masterpiece, which I today found more interesting than entertaining.
The final appearance of Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp character somehow remains both funny and relevant.
One of the best remembered comedies of the great Preston Sturges, about a director who is tired of making comedies.
If Frank Capra’s particular brand of idealistic American mythmaking feels dated today, that may be more our problem than his.