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Charlie Chaplin United States, 1931

Nicholas Gregory's rating of the film City Lights

A quite overlong addition to the romantic-comedy/gag-comedy style. Despite this silent film still conveying its narrative these genres/ lack of audio doesn't ring true. Chaplin may have been a supreme physical actor, but it's odd why the 'megastar' made a dull script silent, as talkies in the cinema were becoming, and City Lights could've had actual depth. It's just a bad game of charades.