Burlington Film Society Blog

15 September

Review: A Hard Day’s Night Criterion Release

Review: A Hard Day’s Night Criterion Release

Beatlemania has come to Janus Films and The Criterion Collection and will make a local appearance with the Burlington Film Society and the Vermont International Film Foundation.  To commemorate the 50th anniversary of A Hard Day’s Night from director Richard Lester, Janus Films has released the film theatrically with the Criterion Collection producing a dual-format […]

29 August

Review – Borgman

Review – Borgman

The appearance of a stranger who brings about a radical revision in a domestic situation is a narrative starting point of such dramatic potential it virtually constitutes a genre of modern drama. The premise has generated at least 4 cinematic master works- Jean Renoir’s Boudu Saved From Drowning (1932), Roman Polanski’s Cul-de-Sac (1966), Pier Paolo […]

24 June

Interview: Ioana Uricaru on Beyond The Hills

Interview: Ioana Uricaru on Beyond The Hills

-By Barry Snyder Ever since the great pulse of youthful rebelliousness and cinematic innovation emerging in France in the late 1950’s was tagged La Nouvelle Vague, journalists have  been irresistibly drawn to the figure of waves to mark whatever new surge of cinematic activity is perceived to be rising in some unexpected place around the […]

19 May

Genevieve Jacobs on Maidentrip

Genevieve Jacobs on Maidentrip, the timeless aspects of voyaging, and the lived and unlived lives of parents and children An interview by Barry Snyder, Burlington Film Society Founder See the film Maidentrip Thursday, May 22nd at 7pm, at The Main Street Landing Film House. More info and tickets here Genevieve Jacobs is in a unique […]