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Limelight Charlie Chaplin

‘Limelight’ and the Exile of Charlie Chaplin

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In honor of The Criterion Collection’s special edition Blu-ray of ‘Limelight,’ we look back at the 1952 film and how its initial release coincided with Chaplin’s banishment from America.

Dont Look Now Pond Scene

Dissecting the Incredible Opening Scene of Nicolas Roeg’s ‘Don’t Look Now’

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The Prototype For Alfred Hitchcock’s American Movies

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13 Important Lessons This Year’s Movies Can Learn From the Criterion Collection

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John Frankenheimer’s ‘Seconds’: The Loneliest Studio Film of the 1960s

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Comparing The Indie Movies of Summer 2013 to Criterion Favorites

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Savoring ‘Babette’s Feast’ on Criterion as Cuisine for Your Eyes

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This Week’s Criterion Releases: ‘Safety Last!’ and ‘Marketa Lazarová’ Define Discovery

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The Spirit of ’68 in the Criterion Collection: ‘Medium Cool’ and 11 Other Films About Revolution

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