[Criterion] “The Gold Rush” (1925)/”This Is Spinal Tap” (1984)

Charles Chaplin’s “The Gold Rush” (1925, Criterion Collection #615) gave us the famous roll dance (so popular, legend has it, that it was shown a second time immediately after it happened at the film’s Berlin premiere), one of many memorable scenes of silent comedy in this very entertaining movie. Watching it on the big screen […]