Modern Times 1936 + City Lights 1931 + The Gold Rush 1925
Today I found the factor that explains why these films are accepted as masterpieces.
Gold Rush – ✅ City Lights – ✅ Modern Times – ✖️
What is a masterpiece?
Time and public opinion determine this title. Often it is wrong. With enough time, and enough opinions, we’re getting closer to understanding greatness from excellence as opposed to accepted belief.