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  1. jamshid's rating of the film Limelight

    The main problem with this self-reflective movie with potentials to be a masterpiece is the final stage performance by Chaplin and Keaton that disappointingly is not funny at all. A marble scene that devised to arouse love and admiration for two retired legends and their innocently old-fashioned comedy that unfortunately didn't work for me. Seeing Keaton in that minor role is horrific.

  2. Fabio Osvaldo Carta's rating of the film Limelight

  3. Ethan's rating of the film Limelight

    This is probably the greatest of Chaplin's later films.

  4. Matthew Catanzano's rating of the film Limelight

    Certainly one of Chaplin's lesser works

  5. Mert Kaya's rating of the film Limelight

    film sadly reflects itself. its "old" drama of a great artist.

  6. FISCHER's rating of the film Limelight

    Un film fort pessimiste et d'une noirceur constante qui vaut surtout pour l'inoubliable et célèbre scène finale quand les trémolos du spectateur se mettent à vibrer et que les mouchoirs sortent discrètement des poches. Un peu l'oeuvre testamentaire du grand clown qui ne réalisera plus que deux films seulement... www.cinefiches.com

  7. Duncan Gray's rating of the film Limelight

    David Thomson trashed Limelight for being a work of deep self-pity, and he's not wrong—by the end, Chaplin's taste for melodrama has turned his self-reflexive narrative into one of grotesquely mawkish martyrdom. But it is also an emotionally naked work, frequently offering us a sight we've not seen: Chaplin as an ordinary man, no comedy, no schtick, no makeup, no slapstick. Deeply personal, for better or worse.

  8. AdrianM.'s rating of the film Limelight

  9. Ozu_Teapot's rating of the film Limelight

  10. James Mackin's rating of the film Limelight

    A fantastic later Chaplin film in which he gets real dramatic about everything.

  11. HSBilly's rating of the film Limelight

    how often do you see chaplin and keaton sharing the same act together?

  12. SpacePirate's rating of the film Limelight

    Not prime Chaplin. This one didn't hold my interest. See King of New York for his late period masterpiece.

  13. DimasRimbaud's rating of the film Limelight

    Touching, but a little bit boring. Gw nguap berkali-kali nontonnya.

  14. Matteo Marchisano-Adamo's rating of the film Limelight

    Chaplin and Keaton together, need I say more?

  15. Golightly _'s rating of the film Limelight

    Keaton and Chaplin's performance scene together was hilarious! teared up at the end :(

  16. bennievermeer's rating of the film Limelight

    The only film ever to join Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton on screen, in an extended musical slapstick that is one of the film's highlights. www.brnrd.net/blog/archive/2006/07/03/limelight

  17. CafeGradiva's rating of the film Limelight

  18. Algitya's rating of the film Limelight

    The last scene,... the most gorgeous last scene of the cinema histories. This isn't just a entertainment. it's probably the most heartfelt thankful gem in the world.

  19. Lorna Singh's rating of the film Limelight

    Another great Chaplin film that shows his humanity,with moving thoughts on life and love and the ups and downs of being a performer. The ballet scene was a huge bonus.

  20. Maudy Puteri Agusdina's rating of the film Limelight

    It's more than just a movie. It's deeply personal about comedy generation and about Chaplin himself. And don't forget that Buster Keaton. A must see. The best one from Chaplin.

  21. LifeofFiction's rating of the film Limelight

    This is Chaplin's swan song. Heart-wrenching, and beautiful melancholy throughout the entire film. Chaplin sums it up nicely when he says, "To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it."

  22. Michael Harbour's rating of the film Limelight

    In many ways, with the long flashbacks to old vaudeville routines, this movie is structured in a way that shouldn't work - but it does. There are a few shots that are held too long and would have benefited from cutting away a few seconds earlier. Buster Keaton deserved a little more prominence during the time he is present in the movie. Otherwise, a pretty near flawless rumination about the life of an entertainer.

  23. Marcus Killerby's rating of the film Limelight

  24. AKFilmFan's rating of the film Limelight

    A funny but sad almost-biographical movie made late in Chaplin's career. The cameos of his family and Buster Keaton make this even more special.

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