Original Title: Modern Times
Year of Release: 1936
Genres: Comedy; Drama
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Writer: Charlie Chaplin
Main Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford, Chester Conklin, Al Ernest Garcia
Chaplin's final (partially) silent film is arguably his best film. Even though it is over 80 years old, the film's themes are still quite relevant to this day: manual labor is slowly disappearing, and companies are putting more money into using machinery that, while perfect at first, lack the human element and ultimately end up failing. This leads to factories firing plenty of workers just to save money and produce much more products, and the workforce finds itself unwanted in the world.
Like the other films by Chaplin,…