The famed US satirist recently released decades of his work for reuse free of copyright.
What Hollywood studio bosses seem not to realise is that they're trying to save US$1 billion but could lose ten times as much as a result.
The social structures that once enabled male artists to exploit and abuse women must be cast into the past. But castigating their work to the scrapheap is an act of cultural suicide.
Charlie Chaplin changed the worlds of film and comedy forever. He deserves a lasting tribute and London's Cinema Museum – the UK's only Chaplin museum – must be rescued.
The biggest name in the era of silent movies was also a serial sexual predator.
Charlie Chaplin was a comedy great but it's Stan Laurel who still gets 'em rolling in the aisles.
Chaplin's 1940 film 'The Great Dictator' mocks Hitler’s absurdity and overweening vanity, while highlighting Germany's psychological captivity to a political fraud.
In the dying days of empire, the British financed a global cinema service.
The Trevor Noah phenomenon speaks to an influential comedic revolution that is happening in South Africa. Its comics operate in an increasingly complex, high-risk and conflict-intense society.
100 years ago, America's infamous racist group staged a near-takeover of the nation's film and media industries. Here's how they did it.