A COUNTESS FROM HONG KONG (Charles Chaplin, 1966)

Charles Chaplin’s final film, A Countess from Hong Kong, was initially drubbed for lacking the inspiration of his earlier masterpieces. Andrew Sarris analyzed this assault by “critics” as their self-serving “power play” and called the unfairly maligned film “the quintessence of everything Chaplin has ever felt.” But even Sarris, while praising one scene for being […]