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ASUI Vandal Entertainment Blockbuster Film Series
Spring 2012 Schedule
Borah Theater, Student Union Building






Paranormal Activity 3

January 27 & 28

The third film in this terrifying series takes place in 1988, when Katie and Kristi were kids. While trying to get video proof of Bloody Mary, Katie and Kristi are first confronted by the monstrous demon haunting them in the first and second movies.

Chloe Csengery, Jessica Tyler Brown,
Christopher Nicholas Smith
Paramount Pictures;
Directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman
Rated R; 84 minutes; 2011







February 3 & 4

The Oakland A's general manager defies conventional wisdom and outsmarts his competition when forced to reinvent his team with bargain players.

Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Phillip Seymour Hoffman
Columbia Pictures; Directed by Bennett Miller
Rated PG-13; 113 minutes; 2012






Special Event - Political Film Week

In conjunction with the McClure Center for Public Policy we will be showing political films from Monday, February 6 - Saturday, February 11. All films are free and show on the days and times listed below.


Monday, February 6, 7pm

 All the President's Men

Tuesday, February 7, 7pm

State of Play

Thursday, February 9, 8pm

Lions for Lambs

Friday, February 10, 7pm

The Ides of March

Saturday, February 11, 2:30pm

The Distinguished Gentlemen

  When Harry Met Sally

February 17 & 18

Harry (Billy Crystal) and Sally (Meg Ryan) are on-again off-again friends for fourteen years until they finally realize just how much they love each other in this romantic comedy. The pair spend a lot of time trying to figure out how their friendship can survive in spite of Harry’s staunch belief that people of the opposite sex simply can’t be just friends.

Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher, Bruno Kirby
TriStar Pictures; Directed by Rob Reiner
Rated R; 98 minutes; 1989



March 2 & 3

An orphaned boy secretly lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station and looks after the clocks. He gets caught up in a mystery adventure when he attempts to repair a mechanical man.

Sacha Baron Cohen, Ben Kingsley, Asa Butterfield
Paramount Pictures; Directed by Martin Scorsese
Rated PG; 127 minutes; 2011




Tower Heist

March 23 & 24

This comedy caper is about working stiffs who seek revenge on the Wall Street swindler who stiffed them. After the workers at a luxury Central Park condominium discover the penthouse billionaire has stolen their retirement, they plot the ultimate revenge: a heist to reclaim what he took from them.

Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Alan Alda
Universal Pictures; Directed by Brett Ratner
Rated PG-13; 104 minutes; 2011



Sherlock Holmes 2: Game of Shadows

March 30 & 31

Sherlock Holmes has always been the smartest man in the room... until now. There is a new criminal mastermind at large—Professor Moriarty—and not only is he Holmes' intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil, coupled with a complete lack of conscience, may actually give him an advantage over the renowned detective.

Robert Downey, Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris
Warner Bros.; Directed by Guy Ritchie




Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

April 6 & 7

Based on the classic novel of the same name, the international thriller is set at the height of the Cold War years of the mid-20th Century. George Smiley (Gary Oldman), a disgraced British spy, is rehired in secret by his government – which fears that the British Secret Intelligence Service, a.k.a. MI-6, has been compromised by a double agent working for the Soviets.

Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy
Focus Features; Directed by Tomas Alfredson
Rated R; 127 minutes; 2011







Special Event - Disney Week

From Monday, April 9 - Saturday, April 14 we will be showing classic Disney Films. All films are free and show on the days and times below.

Monday, 7pm

Robin Hood

Tuesday, 7pm

The Aristocats

Wednesday, 7pm


Thursday, 7pm


Friday, 7pm

The Lion King

Saturday, 7pm

Beauty and the Beast



The Muppets

April 20 & 21

On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary and Mary from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets' former stomping grounds. To stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10-million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit the Frog reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways.

Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Chris Cooper
Walt Disney Pictures; Directed by James Bobin
Rated PG; 98 minutes; 2011




War Horse

April 27 & 28

Set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War, “War Horse” begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the extraordinary journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets.

Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis
Walt Disney Pictures; Directed by Steven Spielberg
Rated PG-13; 146 minutes; 2011





To access other films schedules, please click the following links.


ASUI Vandal Entertainment Indie Film Series


Idaho Commons and Student Union Foreign Film Series