• Modern Times (1936) Rating & Reviews

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  • Charlie Chaplin finally got around to acknowledging the 20th century in this 1936 film, which substitutes machine-age gags for the fading Victoriana of his other work. Consequently, it's the coldest of his major features, though no less brilliant for it. show more

  • Chaplin's sentimental politics and peerless comic invention dovetailed more perfectly in this film than in any other he made. show more

  • An ungainly masterpiece, but Chaplin's ungainliness is something one can grow fond of. show more

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