Welcome to the brand new series on Hunger TV where we present a selection of Charlie Chaplin’s best films. Over the coming weeks we will highlight shorts, features and other skits from Chaplin’s career. This series provides you with a mixture of classic works and hidden gems that will make you laugh, cry and marvel at the genius of Chaplin.

‘Twenty Minutes of Love’ (1914) was Chaplin’s directorial debut. He also wrote and starred in the film playing the role of ‘a Pickpocket’. There are many similarities between the characters in these films as there are in all of his works.

Chaplin’s very first film was ‘Making a Living’ (1914). He later recounted that he did not like the character he played, ‘a Swindler’, which is why he invented ‘the Tramp’ character later. This film, like many of Chaplin’s other great works, relies heavily on the comedy from each situation rather than the narrative itself.

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Watching The Week

Published on 21 September 2014

Enchanting dancing, stop-motion animation and retro telephones. Here’s what we’ve been watching this week.

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Watching The Week

Published on 14 September 2014

From sweet tunes and smoking nutmeg to Snoop Dogg narrating a nature show, here’s what we’ve been watching this week.

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This Week’s Short: Couple

Published on 08 September 2014

This week’s short revolves around the life of a couple and how their actions speak louder than words.

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Watching the Week

Published on 07 September 2014

Halloween comes early and Beyoncé takes us backstage at the VMAs.

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This Week’s Short: Carriages

Published on 01 September 2014 2 Comments

Adam Palmer’s short Carriages is the sweet story of an unlucky-in-love young man who tries to win the heart of the girl of his dreams on his daily train commute.