All SUBOG events are open to UConn Storrs Students and their guests. Non-UConn students may attend, if accompanied by a UConn student with a valid UConn ID. All movies are completely free. For any questions, comments, concerns, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
All shows start at 8pm at the Student Union Theater.
Playing This Week:
Using high tech gadgets, two kids have to save their reactivated OSS top spy parents when they're taken by an evil, high tech enemy.
Thursday, Sep. 28th, 2023
Deep into Hell Week, a favored pledgee is torn between honoring his code of silence or standing up against the intensifying violence of underground hazing.
Friday, Sep. 29th, 2023
Spy Kids 2
The Cortez siblings set out for a mysterious island, where they encounter a genetic scientist and a set of rival spy kids.
Saturday, Sep. 30th, 2023
Top Gun: Maverick
Top Gun: Maverick is a 2022 American action drama film directed by Joseph Kosinski. It is the sequel to Top Gun and stars Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer, and Miles Teller. In the film, Maverick confronts his past while training a group of younger Top Gun graduates, including the song of his deceased best friend, for a dangerous mission.
Friday, Nov. 11th, 2022 | Saturday, Nov. 12th, 2022
Top Gun is a 1986 American action film directed by Tony Scott. It stars Tom Cruise as Lieutenant Pete "Maverick" Mitchell, a young naval aviator abroad the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise. He and his radar intercept officer Lieutenant (junior grade) Nick "Goose" Bradshaw are given the chance to train at the US Navy's Fighter Weapons School (Top Gun) at Naval Air Station Miramar in San Diego, California.
Thursday, Nov. 10th 2022
Elvis is a 2022 biographical musical drama film directed by Baz Luhrmann who co wrote the screenplay with Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce, and Jeremy Doner. The film follows the life of rock and roll icon, singer, and actor Elvis Presley, told from the perspective of his manager Colonel Tom Parker, whose financial abuse of him is a major focus of the film.
Thursday, Nov. 3rd, 2022 | Friday, Nov. 4th, 2022 | Saturday, Nov. 5th, 2022
E.T. the Extra Terrestrial
E.T. is a 1982 American science fiction film produced and directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Melissa Mathison. It tells the story of Elliot, a boy who befriends an extraterrestrial, dubbed E.T., who is left behind on Earth. Along with his friends and family, Elliott must find a way to help E.T. find his way home.
Thursday, Oct. 27th, 2022 | Friday, Oct. 28th, 2022 | Saturday, Oct. 29th, 2022
Twitches is a 2005 Disney Channel original movie, based on the Twitches book series published by Scholastic Press. Produced by Broomsticks Productions Limited, the film stars Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry as Alexandra Fielding and Camryn Barnes, respectively.
Saturday, Oct. 22nd, 2022
Hocus Pocus is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film that follows a villainous comedic trio of witches who are inadvertently ressurected by a teenage boy in Salem, Massachusetts, on Halloween night. The film is directed by Kenny Ortega and written by Neil Cuthbert and Mick Garris
Saturday, Oct. 21st, 2022
Practical Magic is a 1998 American fantasy romantic drama film based on the 1995 novel by Alice Hoffman. Sally and Gillian Owens, descended from a long line of witches. Raised by their aunts after their parent's death from a family curse, the sisters were taught the uses of practical magic as they grew up. As adults, Sally and Gillian must be their magic to destroy an evil spirit before it kills them.
Thursday, Oct. 20th, 2022
A Nightmare on Elm Street
A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 1984 American supernatural slasher film written and directed by Wes Craven and produced by Robert Shaye. The film is credited with using many of the tropes found in the low-budget horror films of the 1970s and 1980s that originated with John Carpenter's Halloween. Critics and film historians state that the film's premise is the struggle to define the distinction between films.
Saturday, Oct. 15th, 2022
Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th is a 1980 American slasher film produced and directed by Sean S. Cunningham and written by Victor Miller. Its plot follows a group of teenage camp counselors who are murdered one by one by an unknown killer while attempting to re-open an abandoned summer camp.
Friday, Oct. 14th, 2022
Halloween is a 2018 American slasher film directed by David Gordon Green and written by Green, Jeff Fradley, and Danny McBride. It is the eleventh installment in the Halloween film series and a sequel to the 1978 film of the same name while effecting a retroactive continuity of all previous sequels. The film stars Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle who reprise their respective roles as Laurie Strode and Michael Myers with stuntman James Jude Courtney also portraying Myers. Its plot follows a post-traumatic Laurie Strode who prepares to face Michael Myers in a final showdown on Halloween night, forty years after she survived his killing spree.
Thursday, Oct. 13th, 2022
It is a 2017 American supernatural horror film directed by Andy Muschietti and written by Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga, and Gary Dauberman. The film tells the story of The Losers' Club, a group of seven outcast children who are terrorized by the eponymous being which emerges from the sewer only to face their own personal demons in the process.
Saturday, Oct. 8th, 2022
The Shining is a 1980 psychological horror film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The film's central character is Jack Torrance, an aspiring writer and recovering alcoholic who accepts a position as the off-season caretaker of the isolated historic Overlook Hotel in the Colorado Rockies, with his wife, Wendy Torrance, and young son, Danny Torrance. Danny is gifted with psychic abilities named "shining". After the winter storm leaves the Torrances snowbound, Jack's sanity deteriorates due to the influence of the supernatural forces that inhabit the hotel.
Friday, Oct. 7th, 2022
Scream is a 1996 American slasher film directed by Wes Craven and written by Kevin Williamson. It follows high school student Sidney Prescott and her group of friends in the fictional town of Woodsboro, California, who become the targets of a mysterious killer in a Halloween costume known as Ghostface. The film satirizes the cliches of the slasher genre popularized in films such as Halloween, Friday the 13th, and Craven's own A Nightmare on Elm Street.
Thursday, Oct. 6th, 2022
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse was directed by David Slade and written by Melissa Rosenberg. The film follows Bella Swan as she develops awareness of the possible complications of marrying a vampire. Jacob Black and the rest of the wolves form a temporary alliance with the Cullens to battle Victoria and her army of newborn vampires to keep Bella safe. Jacob unsuccessfully tries to convince Bella to leave Edward and be with him instead. Edward proposes to Bella and she accepts it.
Saturday, Oct. 1st, 2022
Twilight: New Moon
The Twilight Saga: New Moon was directed by Chris Weitz and written by Melissa Rosenberg. The film follows the Cullens' departure from Forks and Bella Swan's fall into a deep depression. This depression persists until Bella develops a strong friendship with Jacob Black. She consequently discovers that Jacob has unwillingly become a werewolf. Jacob and his tribe must protect Bella from Victoria, and a gregarious herd of vampires.
Friday, Sept. 30th, 2022
Twilight was directed by Catherin Hardwicke and written by Melissa Rosenberg. It focuses on the development of a personal relationship between a teenager Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen, and the subsequent efforts of Edward and his family to keep Bella safe from a separate group of hostile vampires. Edward refuses to grant Bella's request to transform her into a vampire so that they can be together forever, arguing that she should have a normal human life.
Thursday, Sept. 29th, 2022
Dear Evan Hansen
Dear Evan Hansen is a 2021 American coming-of-age musical film directed by Stephen Chbosky from a screenplay by Steven Levenson. It is based on the 2015 stage musical of the same name by Levenson, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul. Ben Platt plays the title role, reprising the performance that he originated on stage. The musical follows Evan Hansen, a high school senior with social anxiety, "who invents an important role for himself in a tragedy that he did not earn".
Thursday, Sept. 22nd, 2022 l Friday, Sept. 23rd, 2022 l Saturday, Sept 24th, 2022
Horrible Bosses is a 2011 American black comedy film directed by Seth Gordon. The plot follows three friends, played by Bateman, Day, and Sudeikis, who decide to murder their respective overbearing, abusive bosses.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022
Austin Powers is an American spy action comedy film. The franchise parodies numerous films and characters, including the James Bond series and Jason King, and incorporates myriad other elements of popular culture as it follows a British spy's quest to bring his nemesis down.
Friday, Sept. 16, 2022
Step Brothers is a 2008 American comedy film directed by Adam McKay, produced by Jimmy Miller and Judd Apatow, and written by Will Ferrel and McKay from a story by Ferrel McKay, and John C Reilly. It follows Brennan (Ferrel) and Dale (Reilly), two grown men who are forced to live together as brothers after their single parents, with whom they still live, marry each other.
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022
Shrek the Third (also known as Shrek 3) is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film loosely based on the 1990 picture book Shrek! by William Steig. Directed by Chris Miller (in his feature-length directorial debut) and co-directed by Raman Hui, it is the third installment in the Shrek film series and the sequel to Shrek 2 (2004). The film stars Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Rupert Everett, Julie Andrews, and John Cleese reprising their voice roles from the previous films, along with new additions such as Justin Timberlake as Arthur Pendragon and Eric Idle as Merlin. In the plot, Prince Charming is plotting to overthrow Shrek and Fiona, who have inherited the throne following King Harold's death. Shrek, who does not want to rule the kingdom and does not believe an ogre is fit to be king, attempts to convince Fiona's underachieving, 16-year-old cousin Artie to reign instead.
Saturday Sept. 10, 2022
Shrek 2 is a 2004 American computer-animated comedy film loosely based on the 1990 picture book Shrek! by William Steig. Directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, and Conrad Vernon, it is the sequel to Shrek (2001) and the second installment in the Shrek film franchise. The film stars Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz, who reprise their respective voice roles of Shrek, Donkey, and Fiona. They are joined by new characters voiced by Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Rupert Everett, and Jennifer Saunders. Like its predecessor, Shrek 2 also parodies other films based on fairy tales and features references to American popular culture. Shrek 2 takes place following the events of the first film, with Shrek and Donkey meeting Fiona's parents as her zealous Fairy Godmother, who wants Fiona to marry her son Prince Charming, plots to destroy Shrek and Fiona's marriage. Shrek and Donkey team up with a swashbuckling cat named Puss in Boots to foil her plans.
Friday Sept. 9, 2022
Shrek is a 2001 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film loosely based on the 1990 fairy tale picture book of the same name by William Steig. Directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson in their directorial debuts, it stars Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, and John Lithgow as the voices of the lead characters. The film parodies other fairy tale adaptations, primarily aimed at animated Disney films. The story follows the titular Shrek (Myers), an ogre who finds his swamp overrun by fairy tale creatures who have been banished by the corrupt Lord Farquaad (Lithgow) aspiring to be king. Shrek makes a deal with Farquaad to regain control of his swamp in return for rescuing Princess Fiona (Diaz), whom Farquaad intends to marry. With the help of Donkey (Murphy), Shrek embarks on his quest but soon falls in love with the princess, who is hiding a secret that will change his life forever.
Thursday Sept. 8, 2022