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Movie Matchups: Atlantis: The Lost Empire vs. Stargate

Stargate debuted in theaters exactly 20 years ago today. It was so good that they released it again seven years later, except that time it was called… 2,442 more words


On This Day...

On This Day…

20 years ago, something incredible happened. When Star Trek The Next Generation was canceled; when traditional science fiction became somewhat less popular, two men came together and combined two ideas they had a long time ago, to create “ 711 more words

Science Fiction

White House Down (2013) Retro Review - Utter Rubbish

White House Down was directed by Roland Emmerich the king of the big budget blockbuster.  He’s had a slightly spotty track record from the wonderful… 479 more words

Movie Reviews

Paul's Film Pet Peeves: Update on Michael Bay and Roland Emmerich

A while ago, I wrote an editorial on one of my biggest film pet peeves; the continued success of “filmmakers” Michael Bay and Roland Emmerich. In that editorial, I talked about why they continue to piss me off and how appealing to the lowest common denominator might work for box office success but makes for poor filmmaking success. 838 more words



I’d missed the theatrical run of Godzilla, although I was pumped to see it, because it was (believe it not) the sophomore film by indie director Gareth Edwards. 955 more words


Review: White House Down

Probably one of blockbuster-director Roland Emmerich’s better movies over the last ten years or more, White House Down ticks all the boxes as a solid action film. 408 more words


Independence Day 2 begs the question: How will Roland Emmerich Destroy the White House?

And so it appears that the 1996 blockbuster smash Independence Day will have a sequel (or two). While Will Smith’s return remains a question, that which matters most is true: Jeff Golblum will be returning. 229 more words